Aloe Mitriformis is one of the better known aloe varieties with an attractive appearance and impressive flowering habits making this a very sought after plant for most collectors.
Mitriformis is native to the Southern Cape of South Africa and grows best in warm and sunny conditions. It can tolerate temperatures as low as 5C, but for optimum growing 25C is ideal.
Aloe mitriformis is a succulent plant and has thick, short leaves that are arranged in a rosette style with short barbs along the outer edges. The leaves are usually a blue green colour, acquiring a reddish tint in dry conditions. Colour variation can be expected depending on the growing conditions.
Unlike other Aloe species, Mitriformis is a summer flowering variety. The flowers can be dull to bright red and appear in dense arrangements on the branched stalks. Up to five flowering branches may be present at one time.
This Aloe and grow quite large, up to 50cm tall, and 35 cm wide. It also offsets freely, creating lovely clustering.
This plant will suit rockery planting, mass planting, containers and indoors.
Your plant will be approx 10-15 cm tall, established with roots.
Our plants are posted bare rooted (meaning without a pot with most dirt removed from roots) to reduce spillage and plant damage.
Your plant may vary from the specimen pictured, however we will ensure that it is of a similar size and in good health.
We send out all orders on Monday to reduce the amount of time your order is in transit.
For quarantine reasons we are unable to post to TAS and WA.
We are able to combine postage so get in touch prior to purchase.
Local pick up is also welcome from Melbourne, Ringwood 3134.
Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any further questions.
We do our best to estimate shipping costs accurately. If the shipping cost paid is greater than the actual shipping charges, we will happily refund the difference.
Standard shipping costs are for unregistered post, although if you require registered post with a tracking number, this can be added for approx $5. This is recommended for international shipping, without a tracking number proof of delivery and postage status cannot be confirmed.
Returns & exchanges
For those who chose to go for standard shipping, due to the restrictions on confirmation on postage status or proof of delivery, any losses via postage cannot be be refunded until a duration of 3 months. This is to allow for the postage to be returned to the sender and reposted if the article has been 'lost in the mail'. After the 3 month period if the article still has not been received, a refund will be issued.
We take great care when packaging our items to ensure they arrive in one piece! Although, in some rare instances this is not always the case. In the instance where your item is damaged, we are happy to offer a refund of the item cost. We cannot offer a refund of the shipping charges.
Insurance is always an option for an additional fee, please contact me prior to purchase to arrange this! :)