Spots n Dots™

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Description

Trade name: Spots n Dots™
Botanical name: Aloe Hybrid LEO 6132'
Description: A unique and sought after small to medium sized tough sun perennial for Australian gardens, not just for its flowering but for its special leaf form.  The beautifully shaped greyish leaves contain numerous ‘spots and dots’, even more on the underside than the upper surface. Established plants are capable of putting on an amazing show of red-to-yellow bi-coloured flowers from early autumn and through winter.

Plant Info

Plant Size

Small / Medium

Habit

Beautifully structured slow clumping plant

Suitability for potting

Yes

Height (approx. excluding flowers)

0.4m

Width (approx.)

0.4m

Planting Density

4 per square meter

Foliage Colour

Green leaves with prominent white spots

Flower Colour

Red to yellow bicolour

Flowering Period

Autumn, Winter

Water Requirement

Low but plant will benefit from water in very dry climate, particularly in summer.

Attracts Wildlife

Birds (insect eaters and nectar feeding), bees, butterflies

Disease Resistance

Resistant to pests and disease but need to watch for aphids during hot periods with no rain

Soil Type

Most soil types as long as free draining but rich soil preferred. If clay soils must raise plant so water drains away

Ability to cope with high rainfall

High

Light Requirement

Full sun

Frost Tolerance

Medium

Maintenance

- Water during Summer
- Provide fertiliser/compost in Spring
- Remove old spent flowers (not necessary)
- Remove old leaves (not necessary)

Purchase Info

Legal notes:

The trademark Spots n Dots™ is owned by Aloe-Aloe Horticulture Pty. ‘Spots n Dots™’ is a trade name and not a cultivar name. The botanical and cultivar names of this plant are Aloe hybrid 'LEO 6132'