Plant Profile: Aloe arborescens

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An oldie, but a goody. Flashes of red hot pokers coming out of winter is a signal that spring is on the way. Take a walk through Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens to get the full effect of their fantastic floral display around Guilfoyle’s Volcano.
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Use as an architectural backdrop in larger garden beds, or as textual contrast within fine strap foliage and native grasses. Excellent en-mass for rocky slopes or as a potted specimen, can be grown basically anywhere a flash of colour is needed.
Image credits: 1. Seedeo 2. Aloe Product Center