Aloe schelpei flowering again

Beachplants(Z11)May 9, 2014

Hi guys, my A. schelpei from Ethiopia is flowering again, more raceme this time.

Good time to teach the little one about this plant too..

Aloe still recovering from some indifferent weather and my less than optimum care over the past year. AJ is 11 months now.

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bob61

Nice Aloe. Really like the blue-green color. I see the inflorescence will branch also. Good color on it. Looks like AJ would like to pic em. Cute little husky Guy.

Bob

    Bookmark   May 9, 2014 at 7:00AM
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cactusmcharris

Ryan,

Good to see the boys! And one of my favourite Aloes, too - I grew it in the front yard in San Diego and it always was a great grower.

    Bookmark   May 9, 2014 at 9:46AM
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jojosplants(9/ Tucson, Az.)

Looks great!!
But little guy doesn't look as enthused as big guy. ;-) what a cutie!
JoJo

    Bookmark   May 9, 2014 at 9:58AM
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Beachplants(Z11)

Thank Bob, at 11 months he wants to touch and test everything! I also like the color.
Jeff, I am also very pleased with pupping and flowering, given its full exposure to ocean, its a great plant.
JoJo, oh he is very interested, but AJ is more a destroyer than a builder right now, so I am still careful! hehe

    Bookmark   May 9, 2014 at 10:10AM
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cactusmcharris

Aloes and baby Crocs - the pic's too cute for words, so I'll shut up.

    Bookmark   May 9, 2014 at 10:47AM
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Beachplants(Z11)

Oh, he loves dads crocs, so he had to get his own!

    Bookmark   May 9, 2014 at 10:50AM
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cactusmcharris

Please post that last pic on FB, Ryan. That's got to be shared, and it will start babies on the right track on growing things.

    Bookmark   May 9, 2014 at 10:53AM
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rina_

Nice to see both of you Ryan. AJ is looking great!
And great plants of yours as usual....Rina

    Bookmark   May 9, 2014 at 9:00PM
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wantonamara Z8 CenTex

So sweet. That flower does looks like it is soon to be history. Is he getting around on his crocks?

    Bookmark   May 9, 2014 at 10:17PM
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kathi_mdgd

Lovely plant and baby,love the way the flower picks up the color in the bricks,and love those crocs on A.J.,gotta start em right!!

before you know it A.J. will be helping in the gardens.
Kathi

    Bookmark   May 9, 2014 at 11:01PM
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Beachplants(Z11)

Thanks Rina. Mara, yes, he is not walking yet, but soon, but he is standing alone and dancing - cute.

Kathi, yes and please help me - my nerves - hope the destroyer phase passes quickly...hehe

    Bookmark   May 10, 2014 at 1:04AM
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KittieKAT

oh my gosh! too cute!!! its hard to say if the destroyer phase will pass quickly...he is still a BOY! haha :) but once he gets older and you teach him about the beautiful and amazing life and color of plants he'll become less destroyer... and more gardener, with you! and its great to see that he's got a good teacher!
I only wish those lil rotten boys who used to pull my flowers and plants outta my lawn every summer had been taught to respect nature and its beauty :(

    Bookmark   May 10, 2014 at 6:25PM
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Beachplants(Z11)

As you say - boys will be boys! He is just exploring his world at the moment, so I am not too worried, it is a good thing.

    Bookmark   May 11, 2014 at 2:38AM
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