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Aloe hybrids – ‘Fragilis’

Not an Altman’s Star Aloe, but a somewhat common one since Mountain Crest Gardens and a couple other popular nurseries sell it. Figured I’d post about it to clear up the confusing name, since it is misleading…’Fragilis’ is what it’s sold as, but fragilis is a species and it’s unlikely it has anything to doContinue reading “Aloe hybrids – ‘Fragilis’”

Aloe hybrids – ‘Sidewinder’

Patent and parentage info –,979 Sidewinder is an older Kelly Griffin hybrid being sold under the Star Aloe label from Altman Plants, though it is probably one of the easier ones to find elsewhere. It’s a larger growing hybrid whose parentage includes Sunrise, Delta Lights and Neon Lights.

Aloe hybrids – ‘Purple People Eater’

Since there isn’t always a lot of good info online when people want to look up a name they are given for their hybrids (or look up what name is on the pot), I thought I’d start posting mine all individually with photos and whatever info I have of them…and hopefully that will come upContinue reading “Aloe hybrids – ‘Purple People Eater’”

Varieties of Aloe Hybrids

Most normal (whatever that is lol), non-obsessive people aren’t really aware of just how many different hybrids there are. They all often get lumped into “oh, that’s a Christmas Aloe”, even by some of the nurseries selling them. Or now that Altman’s is selling a few of them under the Star Aloe label, they areContinue reading “Varieties of Aloe Hybrids”