Partridge Breast/Gonialoe Variegata/Tiger Aloe – The Cactus Outlet

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Also known as Aloe variegata. This plant features green and brown mixed with white variegated leaves. Being a small aloe, it is perfect for pots or planted in the ground in groups. Maturing to a size of 18"x18", this plant is native to South Africa and is one of the more cold hardy Aloes. It will reliably handle night time temperatures into the mid 20s. Beautiful pink flower stalks bloom in late Winter and early Spring.

Aloe design and application suggestions:

The Aloe family is vast. Some aloes are small and solitary. Some aloes are small and make colonies. Some aloes can grow tall on a trunk and look tree-like. Some aloes have red leaves when stressed. The “blue elf” aloe has bluish leaves. Aloes bloom from November through March here in North America. The flower stalks vary in color from orange, red and yellow.

There is an aloe for any design idea you may have. The aloe family makes a very interesting low maintenance container plant that tolerates a wide range of lighting conditions. Aloes will be happy on a window sill or in a sunroom, bright room or patio setting. In the landscape, Aloes can deal with part shade or full sun. We recommend covering aloes in areas where the night time temperatures get below freezing although we offer some aloes that are reliably hardy to the mid twenties at night. It is always better to cover frost sensitive plants.

Why purchase our Aloes?

Our Aloes are grown right here in Southern Arizona. The climate here is very close to their native habitats in Southern Africa. Raised outdoors with just the right amount of water and fertilizer, they come to you in their natural form. These plants do not come to you from a greenhouse. They are already hardy to whatever growing conditions you have to offer. Our Aloes present the same appearance as you will find them in their native habitats.

If you want to plant them in a container for a sunroom, patio or window planter, great! If you want to take your new aloes and plant them in the ground, also great! No acclimation needed. Our plants are ready to go!

Reliable packaging and shipping

We strive to offer the most healthy cacti and succulents you can find anywhere that are shipped right to your door. Our plants are professionally packaged with expertise honed by shipping amazing plants to customers like you for over 20 years. Our packaging process ensures a bare minimum of damaged orders. All of our plants are wrapped in bubble wrap and tape, which should not be taken off until your plant is in its final home. The bubble wrap offers you and the plant additional protection while planting. All of our plants are shipped bare root.

Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Lucia Macfarlane
Proper sourcing is key!!

This aloe is unique and on the smaller side. I can tell that this plant was raised well and tended to appropriately. Upon arrival at my home, it was healthier than expected and in impeccable condition.

Sienna Stuart
This plant can handle some colder weather

Living on the east coast, I was searching for a plant that can handle a bit of the cold. So far so good- I think I made the right decision :)

Margaret Denton
The pattern on the leaves is distinct

The white pattern is gorgeous on this aloe plant. Makes it one of a kind!