Lifespan: evergreen perennial
Origin: Arabian peninsula
Height/width: grows a little taller than 2-3 feet.
Culture: Full sun to part-shade. Well-drained, cactus mix or sandy soil. Low water, drought tolerant. Can be found in tropical, subtropical, hot, dry locations. Frost tender.
Description: Fleshy, succulent leaves with toothy margins. May have white speckles on its leaves, ( Aloe vera var. chinensis). Yellow flower grows on a spike. Produces pups. Ornamental. Can be grown indoors.
Sap used medicinally for sunburns, and other skin issues. Added to cosmetic products for skin and hair.
Rock, low water garden, container.
Flowering time: Summer
This plant has received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.