Aloe PERI PERI was bred to be a small garden and pot plant, specifically for colder gardens as well. It flowers in early autumn/fall in a profusion of pinky-red before the heavy frosts arrive.
One of my absolute favorite aloes is the cultivar, Aloe CHARLES that was named after my father, Charles Andrew de Wet Snr.
One often see aloes with names like Aloe arborescens ANDY’S YELLOW or Aloe arborescens ANDY’S RED, both are species and two different clones of Aloe arborescens, not bred, so they cannot be protect
When designing an aloe garden, it is important to select a suitable sunny spot, preferably north facing(in the Southern Hemisphere). Prepare the soil very well, as you cannot “fix” it later.
De Wet Plant Breeders, based at CND NURSERY and The ALOE FARM, have improved the very important indigenous shrub Tecomaria capensis in an extensive breeding program in order to make it