Aloe ‘Dragon’


Hybridizer: Karen Zimmerman
Description: This cultivar is identifiable by its long, slender, highly glaucous leaves with fine pink tubercles and marginal spines. This is another one of the three first releases from Karen Zimmerman and is part of Huntington Botanical Garden’s 2010 International Succulent Introductions. According to the Huntington’s description, this hybrid is an F2 cross of two clones:

[kz#1 Clone 1 (A. divaricata × A. parvula)] x [kz#1 Clone 2 (A. divaricata × A. parvula)]

Aloe ‘Dragon’ was named after Karen’s nephew by the same nickname.

Published: Cactus and Succulent Journal, Vol. 81 No. 2, March–April 2010