Aloe cameronii in bloom in May
A shot of some blooming Aloe cameronii in an Oakland garden that had burnt to the ground back in the 1991 Oakland Hills Fire. This clumping spotted Aloe is little seen in Bay Area gardens, but gives a wonderful show in late spring/early summer, and has graceful good looks the rest of the year as well. This group of three is joined by an adjacent Marmalade Bush, Streptosolen jamesonii which continues the bloom color nearly until Christmas. The plantings on this slope are intended to be firesafe low fuel plants with low water needs and year round good looks, and give some interest from views inside the house as well as from the street below. Further up the slope are more Aloe capitata v. quartzicola which bloomed back in February, a specimen white leaved Agave franzosinii, and Leucospermum reflexum, also blooming now.
Here is a link that might be useful: Aloe cameronii and Streptosolen jamesonii