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Products > Aloe 'Dwarf White'
Aloe 'Dwarf White'
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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Aloeaceae (now Asphodeloideae)
Origin: South Africa (Africa)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Cream
Bloomtime: Fall/Winter
Synonyms: [Aloe 'Japanese Hybrid']
Height: <1 foot
Width: <1 foot
Exposure: Cool Sun/Light Shade
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Aloe 'Dwarf White' - A very ornamental small aloe with 4-5 inch wide rosettes of narrow recurved gray leaves that have yellow edged margins bearing small but prominent recurved teeth. In mid fall through early winter appear the 1 foot tall unbranched spikes of cream flowers. Plant in full to part day sun in a well drained soil and irrigate occasionally to infrequently. Has proven hardy to 25F. This is a very attractive small aloe that we have only grown in a container but it should prove to be a nice addition in the foreground of the garden where a small fall-winter flowering plant is desired. This plant came to us in 2006 in the collection of the late Alice Waidhofer, a well know plant collector who lived in Stockton, California. The plant was simply tagged Aloe "Japanese Hybrid" and indicated that Ms. Waidhofer received the plant from Georgia plant collector and breeder Zack Presley. When contacted Mr. Presley noted that he had lost most of his plants and the records of them to a fire, but others have speculated that this might be a Aloe parvula cross with A. arborescens. 

This information about Aloe 'Dwarf White' displayed is based on research conducted in our horticultural library and from reliable online resources. We also will relate observations made about it as it grows in our nursery gardens and other gardens we have visited, as well how the crops have performed in containers in our nursery field. We will also incorporate comments that we receive from others and we welcome hearing from anyone with additional information, particularly if they can share any cultural information that would aid others in growing it.