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Aloe 'Hot Flash'
 
Working on getting this plant out in the field but it is not yet available listing for information only! 

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Aloeaceae (Aloes)
Origin: South Africa (Africa)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Orange
Bloomtime: Winter
Parentage: (A. aculeata hybrid)
Height: 2-3 feet
Width: 2-3 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): No Irrigation required
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Aloe 'Hot Flash' A very showy hybrid aloe to 3 feet tall by as wide with a mostly solitary rosette of 2 to 3 foot long gray-green slightly upturned lanceolate leaves that have long narrowing tips and light colored teeth along the margins. In late fall into early winter appear the stout branching inflorescence with multiple stems rising vertically 4 feet from the plants crown bearing tight overlapping dark red-orange buds held in a downward position that turn yellow as they open from the bottom up - a very stunning sight! Plant in full sun in a well-drained soil and water occasionally to infrequently. The hardiness of this plant is as yet unknown but will likely be hardy to short duration temperatures down to the mid 20s F. Aloe 'Hot Flash' is a selected seedling that was the result of open pollination of Aloe aculeata growing at Jeff Chemnick's amazing Aloes in Wonderland. The seedling first bloomed in January 2016 and was named by Jeff Chemnick when he first saw the fiery combination of red, orange and yellow flowers. We got our first piece of this beautiful aloe in 2016 and are working as fast as we can to make it available.  The information on this page is based on research conducted in our nursery library and from online sources as well as from observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in the nursery's garden and in other gardens that we have visited. We have also incorporated comments received from others and always appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have some additional information, particularly if this information is contrary to what we have written or includes additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing  Aloe 'Hot Flash'.
 
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