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Region: Tropical Africa
The humid and dry tropical area and subtropical areas of Central Africa. Bordered to the north by the Saharan Desert and to the South by the Kalahari Desert.
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Aloe juvenna Tiger Tooth Aloe - Low growing succulent with many 1-2' long stems of clasping lvs tipped w/tight rosettes. Rarely flowers. Sun/shade. Well drained soil. Hardy to 20-25F 
Aloe kedongensis Kenyan Aloe - Medium to tall Aloe 4-8' tall with orange flowers in spring through fall. Plant in full sun/light shade. Little irrigation. Hardy to 25-30. 
Aloe lolwensis Lake Victoria Aloe - Rosette forming stemless plant to 1-2' tall with long green lvs & red-pink summer flowers. Full sun Regular irrigation in warm season. Hardy to 28F. 
Aloe morijensis Upright small shrub aloe w/ short fat lvs along stem and orange & yellow flwrs in fall. Full sun/light shade. Little irrigation. Hardy to around 28F. 
Aloe munchii Large Chimanimani Aloe - A small solitary/few branched tree aloe to 15' w/gray-green lvs & fall-winter orange flwrs. Full sun. Little irrigation. Hardy to 25F. 
Aloe palmiformis Angolan Krantz Aloe - Upright shrub aloe 4-5' tall w/short recurved lvs & salmon flwrs in fall/winter. Full Sun/Light Shade. Drought tolerant. Hardy to <30 F. 
Aloe scobinifolia Somalian Aloe - Stemless solitary plant w/open rosettes of smooth margined gray-green lvs and orange flwrs summer/ fall. Full Sun. Little H20. Hardiness not known. 
Aloe secundiflora var. sobolifera Tanzanian Aloe - Clustering succulent with narrow lanceolate leaves and rose pink flowers on 1 sided inflorescence. Full sun. Summer irrigation. Hardiness unknown. 
Aloe tongaensis 'Medusa' Mozambique Tree Aloe - Succulent tree to 9' tall w/pale green narrow lvs & pale orange flwrs in winter. Full sun. Well drained soil. Regular/iInfrequent H2O. Hardy to 22F. 
Aloe 'Verity Nice' Clustering succulent to 2' tall w/yellow flowers produced year round. Plant in full sun to light shade with little to occasional water. Hardy to 25F. 
Aloe 'Zanzibar' Long-leafed Tiger Tooth Aloe - Low growing succulent w/many 1-2' long stems of clasping lvs tipped w/tight rosettes & red flowers. Sun/shade. Well drained soil. Hardy to 20-25F 
Brillantaisia nitens Tropical Giant Sage - Large evergreen perennial/subshrub to 4-6' tall will large dark green lvs and hooded violet flwrs summer-fall. Light shade. Regular H2O. Hardy to 30F. 
Clerodendrum thomsoniae Bleeding Heart Vine - Tender evergreen shrubby vine w/ dark green foliage and red tubular flwrs w/ white calyces. Part Sun/ shade. Regular water. Protect from frost. 
Clerodendrum ugandense Butterfly Bush - Evergreen shrub to 8' tall w/light blue flwrs spring-fall. Full (coastal) to part sun. Moderate to occasional irrigation. Hardy to 20-25 degrees F. 
Crotalaria agatiflora Canary Bird Bush - Evergreen shrub to 8-12 feet tall with yellow-green flowers in summer-fall. Sun/Light shade. Regular water. 20-25 degrees F. 
Erythrina abyssinica Abyssinian Coral Tree - Deciduous small tree 15- 30' tall with red flowers in late winter to summer. Full sun. Occasional to little H20. Hardy to about 30 F. 
Euphorbia 'Apache Red' Shrub to 2-3' tall with red flowers year-round. Full sun. Low water needs. 25-30 degrees F 
Euphorbia 'Flamingo' Succulent with thick spiny stems topped with pink flower bracts in summer. Sun/Light shade. Low water needs. Hardy to 25-30 F. 
Gomphocarpus physocarpus Hairy Balls - Upright tender perennial to 6' tall w.narrow pale green lvs & spring-fall white flwrs & inflated green fruit. Full Sun. Regular H2O. Hardy to 20F. 
Hibiscus sabdariffa Roselle - Tall tender subshrub w/green maple-like lvs & red eyed white flwrs used for tea. Full sun w/regular H2O. Hardy to 25F. 
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