Topaz PBR

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Description

Trade name: Topaz PBR
Botanical name: Aloe 'Topaz' PBR
Description: Beautiful long lasting pinkish orange flowers, from mid summer to early winter, complement the elegant grass-like leaves of this magnificent aloe hybrid. Excellent specimen for borders, mass planting and pots.

Plant Info

Plant Size

Small

Habit

Quick clumping grass aloe

Suitability for potting

Yes

Height (approx. excluding flowers)

0.3m

Width (approx.)

0.3m

Planting Density

4-6 square meter

Foliage Colour

Green

Flower Colour

Pinkish Orange

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

Very High

Light Requirement

Full sun to part shade

Frost Tolerance

Low

Maintenance

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

Purchase Info

Legal notes:

  Unauthorised commercial propagation or any sale, conditioning, export, import or stocking of propagation material of this variety is an infringement under the Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994