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CLIVIA

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

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CLIVIA miniata   AWARD

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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
£14.50 each

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