There are over 450 species of Aloe that are native to Africa and Madagascar; they have been used medicinally for 1000s of years. The most well-known Aloe is Aloe vera. Many fantastic Aloes come in all shapes and sizes; they make great feature plants in a rockery, pot or garden. Some Aloes can be incredibly hardy such as Aloe aristata (-15°C). Aloe polyphylla is one of Surreal Succulents’ favourite and most popular Aloe due to its architecturally spiralling beautiful growth pattern.