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Photo unavailable ALOCASIA 'Sarian' (ALOCASIA zebrina x A. micholitziana)
Elephant's Ear

Rhizomatous Perennial: Tolerates deer & rabbits. The lg., arrow-shaped lvs have a wavy edge & leathery texture. The upward facing foliage is dk green w/prominent white veins. Good border, pot & houseplant. Sap is toxic, use caution if exposed. All parts contain calcium oxalate crystals which can irritate the skin. Ht: 5-10 ft. Spd.: 2-6 ft. Exp.: pt shade. Water: mod. USDA Z9. Indoors: provide bright, indirect light & humidity. Avoid soggy roots.

Photo unavailable ALOCASIA 'Tiny Dancer' (a hybrid of A. brisbanensis x A. odora)
Elephant Ears (Most Unusual Aroid award 2013)

Rhizomatous Perennial: Tolerates deer & rabbits. Graceful stems hold upward facing, cupped & pointed leaves that look like the outstretched arms of a ballerina. Good border, landscape, container & indoor plant. Sap is toxic, use caution if exposed. All parts contain calcium oxalate crystals which can irritate the skin. Ht: 14-20 in. Width: 12 in. Exposure: part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z9-11. Indoors: bright, indirect light. Avoid soggy roots. PP #26,607

Photo unavailable ALOCASIA cuprea 'Red Secret'
Elephant's Ear, Jewel Alocasia

Rhizomatous Perennial: Tolerates deer & rabbits. Native to Malaysia, Borneo. Such shiny leaves! The green leaves have a metallic burgundy sheen with deep ridges. Good border, pot & houseplant. Sap is toxic, use caution if exposed. All parts contain calcium oxalate crystals which can irritate the skin. Ht: 12 in. Width: 8 in. Exposure: part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z9-11. Indoors: provide bright, indirect light & high humidity. Avoid soggy roots.

Photo unavailable ALOCASIA plumbae 'Metallica' (syn A. indica 'Metallica')
Elephant's Ear, Taro

Herbaceous Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerates heat, deer and rabbits. Large, arrow shaped puckered leaves are 12-16 inches long. Dark olive-green foliage with a metallic sheen and dark purple stems. Good border, container and houseplant. Upright growth habit. Sap is toxic, use caution if exposed. All parts contain calcium oxalate crystals which can irritate the skin. Height: 4-5 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable ALOCASIA tigrina (syn. A. zebrina)
Elephant's Ear

Herbaceous Shrub: Tolerates deer and rabbit. Large, arrow shaped leaves over striped stems that resemble tiger striping. Good border, container and houseplant. Sap is toxic, use caution if exposed. All parts contain calcium oxalate crystals which can irritate the skin. Height: 5 feet. Exposure: part shade/shade. Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z8-11.

Photo unavailable ALOE 'Safari Sunrise' (syn. ALOE hybrid 'X5, ALOE 'Porcupine'')
Aloe

Perennial: First year flowering. Tolerates deer, heat, fire, coast and drought. Accent, border, container, edging, mass planting, poolside, rock gardens, tropical garden, firescaping and houseplant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Good cut flower. Repeat bloomer. Bloom time: summer-winter. Bloom color: two toned orange-pink and cream. Compact growth habit. Height: 1 foot. Width: 2-3 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. USDA Z9. PP #23,267

ALOE brevifolia, ALOE brevifolia

Succulent: Evergreen. Drought & deer tolerant. Native to South Africa. Received the Royal Horticulture Society's Award of Merit in 2002. Rosettes of gray triangular leaves build on each other to form a clump about 1 foot tall. Each rosette grows to about 3 inches wide & has white spines along the margins. Bloom time: spring & fall. Bloom color: orange. Height: 1-2 feet. Spread: 1-2 feet. Exposure: full sun. Water: dry. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable ALOE compressa 'Pink Twist'
Aloe

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought & deer tolerant. Native to Madagascar. Attracts hummingbirds. Showy flowers. Great xeriscape plant. Use in borders and containers. Bloom time: summer. Color: pink. Height: 10 inches. Width: 10 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9-10.

Photo unavailable ALOE dorotheae 'Crimson'
Sunset Aloe

Perennial: Evergreen succulent. Deer & heat tolerant. Eye-catching stiff, shiny leaves are greenish-yellow to bright orange-red with white spots on young leaves & stiff spines on the margins. Low grower that forms clumps of rosettes. Border, container, rock garden & houseplant. Attracts birds, hummingbirds & bees. Blooms: winter. Color: tubular, greenish-yellow. Ht & W: 10-20". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable ALOE plicatilis
Fan Aloe

Perennial: It may grow as a large multistemmed succulent shrub or as a small tree. Gray colored stems with a fan-like cluster arrangement of flat blue-gray 12 inch long leaves. Clusters of tubular orange- red flowers in late winter to early spring. Exposure: sun Water: mod Height: 4-8 ' Width: 4-6' Hardy to about 23 degrees.

Photo unavailable ALOE polyphylla 'Swirl'
Spiral Aloe

Perennial: Evergreen. Tolerates deer and drought. It has a unique spiraling growth habit where the leaves create the perfect spiral either clockwise or anti-clockwise. The gray-green leaves have white to pale-green spines along the edges. Border, bed, rock garden and container plant. Sporadic flowers in spring-summer. Bloom color: salmon-pink. Height: 12 inches. Width: 24 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9-11.

Photo unavailable ALOE tomentosa
Hairy Green Aloe

Perennial: Evergreen. Winter dormant. Forms a single rosette with a tall 3’ flower spike that holds chartreuse flowers covered in thick wool. Native to Saudi Arabia, Yemen. Nice in rock gardens, borders, and containers. Good for xeriscaping. Attracts bees and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: chartreuse. Height: 1-2 feet. Width: 3-4 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable ALOE x 'Pink Blush'

Succulent: Evergreen. Drought & deer tolerant. Native to South Africa. Foliage is a mixture of light and dark green speckles, rigid salmon pink trim. Bloom time: spring & fall. Bloom color: peachy orange. Height: 1-2 feet. Spread: 8-12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: dry. USDA Z9-11.

Photo unavailable ALOIAMPELOS striatula (syn. ALOE striatula)
Hardy Aloe, Striped-stemmed Aloe

Shrub: Evergreen succulent. Tolerates drought, heat, deer and rabbits. South Africa native. Bushy, scrambling variety with leaf sheaths and stems which are light and dark green striped. Can "climb" if given support. Dramatic flower spikes are held 6-18" above the foliage. Attracts hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: yellow with protruding orange stamens. Height: 2-4 feet. Width: 1-6 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8-12.

Photo unavailable ALOYSIA triphylla 'Golden Wind' (syn. LIPPIA citriodora 'Golden Wind')
ALOYSIA triphylla (syn. LIPPIA citriodora), Lemon Verbena ALOYSIA triphylla (syn. LIPPIA citriodora)
Lemon Verbena

Perennial Herb: Deciduous. Deer resistant. Drought and coast tolerant. Very fragrant-nice lemon scent! Excellent when used as flavoring and in potpourris. Good border and container plant. Plant has a natural leggy growth habit. Native to Argentina & Chile. Bloom color: white. Height: 3-4 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z8.

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