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Aloe 'Grassy Lassie' - Grassy Lassie Aloe
   

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Aloeaceae (now Asphodeloideae)
Origin: South Africa (Africa)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Orange
Bloomtime: Year-round
Height: 1 foot
Width: <1 foot
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Aloe 'Grassy Lassie' - This small clump-forming aloe grows to about 1 foot tall with deep-green, narrow, grass-like leaves that turn a bronze color in full sun and and have fine whitish teeth along the margins. Through much of the year the bright orange flowers rise above the foliage to about 2 feet tall. Plant in full sun to light shade in a well-drained soil. Irrigate occasionally to regularly. We began growing this new Kelly Griffin hybrid in 2007 and it has sustained temperatures down to 28F without damage and likely could go a bit lower - some list it to 20 F but we can't verify this. This plant has proven itself to be a very showy grassy-foliaged aloe for mass planting or container gardening in California gardens. We also have selected a variegated form that we call Aloe 'Splashy Lassie'  The information on this page is based on the research that we have conducted about this plant in the San Marcos Growers library, from what we have found on reliable online sources, as well as from observations made of our crops of this plant growing in the nursery and of plants growing in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens where we may have observed it. We also have incorporated comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from those who may have additional information, particularly if this information includes cultural information that would aid others in growing Aloe 'Grassy Lassie'.
 
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