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
    narrow, strap-like dark-green leaves.
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Perennial with bulbous base. 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.
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
Clivia - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of CLIVIA

 AWARD
CLIVIA miniata

CLIVIA miniata

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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individually £14.50 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

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