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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
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  • 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.
  • 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.
Clivia - Growing Guide
45-60cm (18-24in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  30cm (12 in)

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