Aloe distans (Aloaceae). A sprawling aloe that crawls along the ground or climbs up over rocks or other obstacles with long trailing stems bearing blue-green leaves tipped with a tight rosette of these leaves, which have golden spines on the margins. Sowing : Sow in trays, pots, etc of good seed compost in a propagator or warm place to maintain an optimum temperature of 20-25C.? Cover with peat or sand. Locality: Stofbergsfontein. Date of harvest: Nov 2014.