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Clivia miniata - Orange Clivia
   
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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Bulb/Tuber/Rhizome etc.
Family: Amaryllidaceae (Onions)
Origin: South Africa (Africa)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Pale Peach
Bloomtime: Winter/Spring
Height: 1-2 feet
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Shade
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 25-30 F
Clivia miniata (Orange Clivia) - An evergreen bulb-like perennial that forms clumps 2 feet tall and wide with narrow long dark green blunt-tipped leaves. In late winter into spring appear the clusters of pale orange flowers atop stalks rising above the foliage. Plant in a shaded area in well-drained soil and irrigate occasionally to very little - quite drought toleratnt in the shade of an oak tree. Hardy without damage to 25-28 F and recovers from short duration cold temperatures down to 20 F - grow indoors in containers in colder climates. Used for a medicine to alleviate childhood pains by the Zulu people.  The information about Clivia miniata displayed on this page is based on research conducted in our nursery library and from online sources we consider reliable. We will also relate those observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery gardens and in other gardens that we have visited, as well how the crops have performed in containers in our nursery field. We will also incorporate comments we receive from others and welcome hearing from anyone who has additional information, particularly when they share cultural information that would aid others in growing it.
 
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