Aloe Vera in Bloom
Your typical all purpose, everyone should have one, Aloe Vera plant. What amazed me was the bloom on it. Close to 5' tall and shaped like it was ready to just pull up its roots and walk off.
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Aloe vera or Aloe barbadensis
Medicinal or Barbados aloe
If it wasn't for the spiky thorns along the edges of the leaves, aloe would be the perfect plant. How many other houseplants can treat a burn, bug bite or sting, as well as be used for hair conditioner, an arthritis remedy and more.? Read more about Plantidote of the Day 2011-04-15