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Clivia miniata

To swap with Alison Clark

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Var Citrina. The rare yellow form. Lots of offshoots, which I will need help to pot up for you (roots rival Agapanthus). MUST be in shade in summer, and held frost free in winter.

Clivia miniata | London, SW11
Clivia miniata | London, SW11
Plant Size
70cm × 70cm

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Common names

Kaffir lily

Description

Clivia miniata (Kaffir lily). This is a tufted upright evergreen perennial bulb, It will bear dense glossy dark green strap-shaped leaves. The flowers are produced in clusters of trumpet-shaped, orange flowers with yellow throats. After the flowers deep red berries will appear.

Cultivation

They will require organically rich, moist but well drained soil. You must water well during the growing season and flowering period, and less during the winter.

Interest and use

Indoors, greenhouse, container.

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Clivia miniata | Tenterden, Kent, TN30 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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