Aloe glauca occurs scattered over a long stretch along the dry western parts of South Africa. The southern limit of its distribution is around Swellendam while the plants are found up to Steinkopf in the north.
"Glauca" is the Latin word for grey referring to the blue-grey leaves of the plants. Local names include "Blouaalwyn" (Translate: Blue aloe)
Aloe glauca . An attractive form from south of Laingsburg.
The plants vary considerably over their distribution range.
Aloe glauca from near Citrusdal.
The flower colour varies from pink to pale orange.