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Re: Is it an Aloe?

Thanks Auralie,
Aloe was just a wild guess, because I'm not familiar with houseplants at
all.  The base of the leaves reminded me of an allium.    I haven't a clue.
It's not crucial that I know the name on this.  Just thought I'd see if
anyone wanted to try.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, July 17, 2004 4:30 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Is it an Aloe?

> Kitty, I went and looked at my Aloe 'Hey Babe' that is blooming right now.
> The colors are
> similar but the shape of the floret is different.  Of course there are
> species and cultivars of aloe, and I have several, but 'Hey Babe' and
> are the most floriferous,
> and neither has florets shaped like this.  They are much more tubular,
> only a tiny
> fringe of petal points.  Then I looked in Exotica which confirmed the
> shape of
> the florets.  Also, the leaves usually have much more substance than the
> plant in
> your picture, and are usually notched or serrated on the edge.  I don't
> what
> your plant is - browsed Exotica but didn't see anything similar - but I
> think it
> is an aloe.  But then, I could be wrong.
> Auralie
> In a message dated 07/17/2004 2:05:27 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
> the "aloe" pics are the first 2 in this album.
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