Dianella tasmanica “Variegata”

Tasman Flax-Lily, Tasmanian Flax-Lily, Blue Berry Flax-Lily Dianella tasmanica “Variegata” is a cultivar of Dianella tasmanica, which is native to Australia. The evergreen plant can reach heights of up to 1.5 meters and looks like a sedge at first glance. However, it is closely related to daylilies. Characteristics & Description Height, habit: Up to 1.5 […]

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Haworthia cooperi var. truncata

Cooper’s Haworthia The rosettes of Haworthia cooperi var. truncata can grow 4 to 7 centimeters wide. Under sunny conditions, the leaves turn dark red. Popular name(s): Cooper’s Haworthia, Window Haworthia Botanical name: Haworthia cooperi var. truncata Family: Asphodelaceae, Asphodeloideae subfamily Origin: South Africa Height: 4 to 7 centimeters USDA zone: 12 (50 °F/10 °C) Poisonous: […]

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Aloe (×Alworthia) “Black Gem”

Aloe “Black Gem” Hybrids (crosses) of species from the genera Aloe and Haworthia, have the botanical name ×Alworthia. ×Alworthia “Black Gem” is a crossing of Aloe speciosa and Haworthia cymbiformis. It is mostly just called Aloe “Black Gem”. Description Popular name(s): Aloe “Black Gem” Botanical name: ×Alworthia “Black Gem” Family: Asphodelaceae, Asphodeloideae subfamily Origin: The […]

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Aloe

The distribution area of the genus Aloe reaches from the Arabian Peninsula to South Africa. It belongs to the subfamily Asphodeloideae within the family Asphodelaceae. Aloes are closely related to the Gasteria and Haworthia and distantly related to the Daylilies. Cultivars with variegated leaves are available from some aloes. They can be easily distinguished from […]

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Aloe juvenna

Tiger-Tooth Aloe

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