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Aloe Bumble Bee™

Aloe Hybrid 'LEO 6658'

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Tall elegant red flower spires tower above the compact decorative ornamental ball shaped plant comprising of short pointed dark green leaves with white warty soft spines
  • Amazing flowers
  • Bird attracting
  • Able to be used as bedding plants or in a pot
  • Does not require significant water
  • Floral display in mid winter
  • Plant Attributes

    • Height Range: < 0.3
    • Spread: < 0.3
    • Position: Full Sun, Partial Sun
    • Growth Habit: Groundcover/Prostrate
    • Plant Use(s): Containers, Borders, Mass Planting
    • Suitable Climate Zone(s):
      • Tropical
      • Subtropical
      • Arid
      • Temperate
      • Cool
    • Flowering Time(s): Winter
    • Flower Colour: Red
    • Plant Type: Perennials

    Care Instructions

    *Plant in free draining soil
    *If planted in garden beds ensure that the position is well protected and raised so that the soil does not get waterlogged
    *Water sparingly (dry between waterings) in winter and more regularly in summer
    *When planting out do not bury the neck of the plant
    *Fertilize annually in spring
    *Protect from severe frost

    Coverage

    Grows to 20cm wide but this can be more if clumping occurs and multiple rosettes form

    General Precautions

    This plant is for ornamental use in gardens and is not for human consumption

    Sizes/Options Available

    *Tissue culture for growing on by production nurseries under licence is available through 'Tissue Culture Australia'
    *Young plants for growing on and advanced stock in 2 Litre pots for resale are available from Aloe-Aloe Horticulture Pty Ltd

    Specifications

    Bumble Bee™ is a trade name and not a cultivar name. The botanical and cultivar names of this plant is Aloe Hybrid "Leo 6658'. This plant is being test marketed under section45(6) of the Plant Breeders Rights Act 1984 until 30 April 2015 after which full protection under the Plant Breeders Rights Act is intended. Unauthorised commercial propagation is prohibited

    General Retail Stockists

    Various nurseries, garden centres, chain stores and mail order distributors across Australia


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