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Aloe Ferox Firestarter Seeds

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Aloe Ferox varieties are native to South Africa where the range of endemic species is believed to be greater than 100 different varieties. Aloe Ferox Firestarter is a brilliant Aloe variety selected specifically for its spectacularly large crimson flower spikes that are generally quite rare in cultivated species, compared to the common orange-yellow flowering varieties. This beautiful perennial succulent has elegant silvery green foliage which not only provides bold textural contrast for the red flower spikes, but also provides an attractive and stylish foliar backdrop to both modern and traditional gardens alike. This heavy flowering variety produces long-lasting flowers spikes that provide months of colour at a time. The flower spikes are suitable in large cut flower floral displays, however are mostly grown in rockery style gardens as these plants are highly drought tolerant, once established. Aloe varieties are typically easy to grow and provide spectacular colour when in flower. Aloe Ferox Firestarter is an improved selection of the traditional species of Aloe Ferox.

Advantages of Aloe Ferox Firestarter

  • Spectacularly large crimson red flower spikes
  • Very heavy flowering variety
  • Beautiful silvery-green foliage
  • Extended flowering variety


  • 1 - 1.5m height at maturity
  • 2m apart is a suitable planting distance
  • Prefers full sun but can cope with light shade
  • Suitable for pots and will grow in most regions of Australia
  • Highly drought tolerant once established
  • Easy to grow perennial succulent

Seed Sowing Instructions

  • Easy to follow seed propagation notes are provided with every seed purchase
  • Seeds of this variety are best started in seed raising mix or Jiffy® pellets before planting into the garden

What am I Purchasing?

  • Premium seeds of Aloe Ferox Firestarter
  • Easy to follow seed propagation notes