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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 provided on this page is based on research we have conducted about this plant in our nursery's library, from what we have found about it on reliable online sources, as well as from observations in our nursery of crops of this plant as well as of plants growing in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens. We will also incorporate comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if it includes cultural information that would aid others in growing  Clivia miniata.
 
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