Aloe ferox is an attractive single stemmed aloe carrying thick rosettes of thorny succulent leaves. It bears tall spikes of tubular orange-red flowers from May-September, the showy flower-heads resembles candelabra. It is one of South Africa’s most striking aloes, with its showy features and tall erect structure it is described as an architectural plant. It is a slow growing plant but cab reach heights up to 5m tall and 2m wide.
Aloe ferox is ideal for a focal point in a rockery and does well in containers. It is a hardy plant that requires low amounts of water and is frost tolerant and grows in full sun.Aloe ferox attracts birds and butterflies and other pollinating insects.
You may find stock of this plant at Random Harvest.