Botanical Name: Aloe maculata Add
Common Name: Shrimp Pink Aloe  
Plant photo of: Aloe maculata
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type



Height Range

Under 1', 1-3'


Flower Color

Orange, Pink, Red


Flower Season

Spring, Fall


Leaf Color

Light Green, White, Variegated


Bark Color



Fruit Color



Fruit Season



Full, Half





Growth Rate



Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular


Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained, Dry


Soil pH

Neutral, Basic


Adverse Factors


Design Styles

Mediterranean, Ranch, Seascape, Spanish, Tropical


Accenting Features

Showy Flowers, Specimen, Unusual Foliage


Seasonal Interest

Spring, Fall


Location Uses

Foundation, Parking Strip, Patio, Raised Planter, Swimming Pool, Walls / Fences, Walkways, With Rocks


Special Uses

Container, Mass Planting


Attracts Wildlife


Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor
Photographer: Dave Ryder
  • Description

  • Notes

This succulent plant will grow about 2' high and has large, greenish/white leaves with orange, pink, and red flowers that bloom in spring and fall.
Planting: 1. Dig a hole 1" less the depth and 2 times the width of the container. 2. Fill hole with water, let soak. 3. Set root ball in hole. 4. Fill hole halway with native soil and water. 5. Finish backfilling hole, build basin and water.