Aloe mutabilis

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Aloe mutabilis

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Though considered by some to be a form of Aloe arborescens, the Definitive Guide of Aloes still lists it separately (I think mostly due to the bicolored flowers). Plants are very similar, huge hedges up to 8' tall and over 20' long, with trunks over 6" in diameter. Leaves are similarly thin, pale green to bluish green with prominent teeth and somewhat bendable, in very open, almost spiral rosettes. Flowers in early to mid winter and pale red to red orange turing abruptly to pale yellow as they open, in compact, conical racemes.
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Huntington Gardens in December- flowers seem paler than normal this year
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