Aloe lineata var. lineata is normally found in thick shrub where it occurs in the southern portions of the Eastern Cape Province from Grahamstown westwards.
The leaves are bluish with distinct reddish lines. The plants are stem forming with age and may reach a height of about 2 meters. The flowers appear in summer from January to March. The flower colour varies from light pink to red.
At times the plants hybridize with Aloe ferox or other Aloes when their habitats overlap.
The cultivation of Aloe lineata var. lineata is quite easy, but the plants do not like severe frost.
Propagation is from seed.
Aloe lineata var. lineata from Alexandria.
Aloe lineata var. lineata flowers.