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Aloe aristata /Touch Plant

Aloe aristata  / Aloe aristata
A group of Touch Plants in a botanical garden
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A group of Touch Plants in a botanical garden

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Scientific Name: Aloe aristata
Common Name: Touch Plant
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: Its showy flowers are rich in nectar and attracts hummingbirds and bees. Is drought tolerant and can grow well where the summers are long and hot. Useful in edging, rock gardens and containers. Produces offsets regularly from which new planting may be established.