ALOE STRIATA IS A STEMLESS ROSETTE WITH BLUE, GREEN AND PINK COLORATIONS, DEPENDING ON SUNLIGHT AND GROWING CONDITIONS. PRODUCES MULTIPLE BRANCHES OF CORAL-RED TO BRILLIANT ORANGE FLOWERS, AS HERE IN THE GARDEN. THIS SUCCULENT IS NATIVE TO NAMIBIA AND SOUTH AFRICA (EASTERN CAPE PROVINCE).
Didiscus caerulea by entireleaves, via Flickr. It is an Australian annual and is very drought tolerant, and while it was super easy to grow from seed, it did take them about six months to bloom. They are amazing as a cut flower lasting about two weeks in a vase.