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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
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Strap-shaped leaves 60cm (24in) long
  • Orange
    Orange with yellow throat
  • Height
    45-60cm (18-24in)
  • Spread
    30cm (12 in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Perennial with swollen, bulb-like base. Produces large umbels of up to 20 nodding flowers
  • Heated greenhouse - warm temperate
    Can be grown outside in summer. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 5°C (41°F)
  • Partial shade
    Under glass and outside.

CLIVIA miniata

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
individually £14.50 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 1 to 1.5 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Mealybugs.
    Place of origin
    South Africa.
  • Flower Shape
    Tubular
    5-7cm (2-2¾in) long
  • 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.
    Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness
    Tender (greenhouse & conservatory)
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Mildly scented.
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    humus-rich if growing outside.
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
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Clivia - Growing Guide
45-60cm (18-24in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  30cm (12 in)
 

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