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Red Hot Poker

Aloe arborescens

Description:

Big aloe bush, about 12 feet across and 6 or 7 feet high.



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7 Comments

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 5 years ago

Johan, I've added this to the Aloes mission and I'll add other pictures soon. Southern California is a hotbed of aloe activity!

Johan
Johan 5 years ago

Look like a Kransaalwyn

Johan
Johan 5 years ago

Hi. Join my Aloes of Southern Africa mission. Regards Johan
http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/9031...

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 5 years ago

jprat001 thanks for the ID. It is arborescens. It is also called Red Hot Poker even though the kniphofia is too...that's why latin names are so helpful!

Jerzer Rawr
Jerzer Rawr 5 years ago

Our Aloe vera is flowering right now. so beautiful!

jprat001
jprat001 5 years ago

This one could be Aloe arborescens. the red hot poker (kniphofia) plant is a separate plant with the same kind of blooms (they have the same subfamily as aloes i believe).

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 5 years ago

I love seeing these all over town right now!

San Diego, California, USA

Lat: 32.73, Long: -117.14

Spotted on Dec 25, 2011
Submitted on Dec 25, 2011

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