Aloe cooperi

Common Name:
Grass aloe
Plant Type:
Succulent perennial
Aloeaceae (The Aloe Family)
Geographic Origin:
South and southern Africa
California Native?:
Plant Size:
18 inches high
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Mixed plantings
Flowering Season:
Flower Color:
Light orange
Sun or light shade
Most soils
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate to occasional watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 10 degrees F. or less
Succulent green leaves have whitish spots and stay low. Spikes of fat coral flowers appear in midsummer. From the summer rainfall part of South Africa, this aloe can die to the ground in winter with hard frost, but will reappear in spring. Part shade is best in hot climates.