Produces 1m rosette of leaves.
Natural habitat destroyed by pine forests.
Leaf sap for burns, medicinal.
Largest of all the Aloes, is an ideal form plant, semi-shade and makes a good container plant.
Grassland specie, beautiful in the garden.
Popular garden plant.
Thrives in shade with tall red inflorescence.
Single-stemmed. Beautiful orange-red flowers. Healing sap. Exported for medicine trade.
Beautiful show if mass planted.
Beautiful bluish leaves and striking flowers.
Leaf sap used to heal burns, beautiful mass planted.
Striking single stem, roots produce dye, children suck nectar from the flowers.
Occurs in Northern Natal.
Leaves produce pink dye, stunning in flower.
Distinctive coral coloured stripe down the edges of the leaves.
Used medicinally for curing sores on fingers. According to old superstitions, if someone transplanted one of these aloes and it dies, that person will die too. Porcupines dig them out of the ground in great numbers.
Highveld specie occurring in grasslands.
Medicinal uses, roots used as yellow dye to colour baskets.