A clumping aloe with clean, tight leaves armed with teeth and bearing a pink “blush” at the center of the leaf rosettes. The inflorescence is a branching spike with bright red flowers. This is an excellent garden aloe for the South Bay with a growth height under two feet.

Photos: Celeste Mookherjee

Plant Info

Latin Name: Aloe elgonica

Family Name: Aloaceae

Origin: Kenya

Plant Type: Succulent

Garden Location: Cactus Garden