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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.


Commonly known as Fire lily

Looking like a bulbous plant, the strappy leaves grow from a mass of thick roots or rhizomes.

Genus of 5 species of evergreen perennials from low-lying woodland, often by streams, in South Africa.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - perennial with bulbous base and narrow, strap-like dark-green leaves. Flowers are robust, trumpet-shaped and carried in bunches on stout stems.
  • Partial shade - under glass and outside.
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - mealybugs.
  • Place of origin - South Africa.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter - loam based potting compost for greenhouse - restrict roots to encourage flowering.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - and humus-rich if growing outside.
Clivia - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of CLIVIA

CLIVIA miniata   AWARD

CLIVIA miniata  >

Commonly known as: Fire lily.
Flowers usually bright orange with a yellow throat but can be variable when raised from seed. A good conservatory or pot plant for the house when in flower
individually £14.50 each, 3+ £12.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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