A Word A Week Photo Challenge – Red

Once a week Sue will dip into her old English Oxford dictionary to pick a word on the page that it falls open at.  The challenge is to post a photograph, poem, story – whatever the genre you like best to describe of what that word means to you.

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Floral Friday : Aloe maculata

Aloe maculata (synonym Aloe saponaria; commonly known as the Soap Aloe or Zebra Aloe) is aSouthern African species of aloe.

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The Soap Aloe is highly adaptable and is naturally found in a wide range of habitats across Southern Africa, from Zimbabwe in the north, to the Cape Peninsula in the south. Specifically, it is native to southern and eastern South Africa, south-eastern Botswana and Zimbabwe.

In addition, it is now planted around the world as a popular landscape plant in warm desert regions – especially in the United States, where it is the most popular ornamental aloe in the Tucson, Arizona area, and is also popular in California.FLORAL FRIDAY FOTOS