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Aloe 'Sunrise' - Griffin Sunrise Hybrid Aloe
   
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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Aloeaceae (now Asphodeloideae)
Origin: Madagascar
Evergreen: Yes
Red/Purple Foliage: Yes
Flower Color: Orange Red
Bloomtime: Winter
Parentage: (complex hybrid)
Height: <1 foot
Width: <1 foot
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 25-30 F
Aloe 'Sunrise' - A wild looking aloe that forms a cluster of 6 to 12 inch tall rosettes of gray-green leaves that have broken raised longitudinal orange ridges, like long dashes, on the upper surface of the leaves and orange-red flowers that rise above the leaves in winter. Plant in full sun to light shade in a well-drained soil and give occasional to infrequent irrigation. Hardy to around 25 F. This is one of the new Kelly Griffin fancy-foliage hybrids that is being sold by Xeric Growers Nursery. As with many of Kelly's hybrids, this plant involves the crossing of several species over a number of generations. Xeric Growers notes that "Sunrise has incredible red highlighted ridges that cover the leaves. In good light, this plant blushes red and is a true stunner." Our plants and images from Xeric Growers Nursery.  The information on this page is based on research conducted about this plant in our library and from reliable online sources. We also take into consideration observations of this plant in our nursery crops, as well as of plants growing in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens we visit. We also will incorporate comments that we receive from others and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if it includes cultural information that would aid others in growing Aloe 'Sunrise'.
 
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