Partridge breast aloe, Guinea-fowl aloe, Cape aloe (Eng.), Bontaalwyn (Afr.), Kanniedood (Afr.)
This species of aloe is regarded as one of the best-known aloes in South Africa. The distinctive white striped foliage is reminiscent of a tigers stripes, hence the common name tiger aloe. After enough rainfall, an abundance of hanging flowers is visible, these are arranged in branched flower clusters. Flowers are tubular and orange or red-pink in colour. The flowers are pollinated by sunbirds and a variety of flying and crawling insects and therefore this plant is good for attracting beneficial wildlife to the home garden.