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Vaombe Aloe

Vaombe Aloe

Regular price $72.00 USD
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Plant Type: Aloes
Plant Height: 6 feet
Spread: 3-5 feet
Flower Color: bright red
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade


The Vaombe Aloe, scientifically known as Aloe vaombe, is a visually impressive species native to Madagascar. This large aloe can reach heights of 6 feet or more, forming a single, tree-like stem topped with a rosette of long, curved, green leaves. The leaves are characterized by their smooth surfaces and reddish-brown teeth along the edges, contributing to the plant's dramatic appearance.

Aloe vaombe is particularly admired for its striking architectural form, making it a standout choice for landscaping where its height and sculptural quality can be fully appreciated. It's well-suited for xeriscaping, large rock gardens, and as an accent plant in spacious garden settings. Given its size, it's less commonly used in container gardening but can make a significant impact in the right setting.

This aloe thrives in full sun to partial shade and prefers well-drained soil. It's drought-tolerant once established, making it a relatively low-maintenance option for gardeners in arid and semi-arid climates.

Aloe vaombe's most notable feature is its stunning floral display. The plant produces tall spikes of bright red flowers, typically in the winter. These flower spikes are not only visually striking but also attract a variety of pollinators, including birds and bees.

Overall, Aloe vaombe is a magnificent and robust plant, ideal for adding a touch of exotic drama to large gardens and landscapes. Its impressive size, architectural form, and vibrant winter blooms make it a popular choice for gardeners and landscape designers seeking to create a strong visual impact with their plant selections.

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