Guinea-fowl Aloe, Long-awned Aloe (Eng.), Baard-aalwyn, Langnaaldaalwyn, Tarentaalaalwyn (Afr.), Torch plant
A small compact Aloe species with fleshy lance-shaped foliage covered in small white spots and tipped with soft white spines. Typically grows to around 20cm high. The nectar-rich, tubular red-orange flowers tend to attract birds, bees, and wasps. These measure approximately 4cm long and are borne in panicle arrangements at a height of around 50cm. This species is planted worldwide as a garden specimen.