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Clivia 'Tangerine Burst' - Hybrid 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: Orange
Bloomtime: Year-round
Parentage: (C. miniata x nobilis)
Height: 1-2 feet
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Shade
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 25-30 F
Clivia 'Tangerine Burst' - A robust plant with fairly long and medium width green leaves that produces an inflorescence that rises just above the foliage bearing a broad full umbel of many 2 inch wide bright tangerine orange flowers. As with Clivia miniata, this plant has proven to be a tough evergreen plant that is best suited to a dry shaded location in a fairly frost free garden but it will tolerate situations with regular irrigation as well as winter temperatures into mid 20s F. In colder climates plants can be brought in during the winter. A very ornamental selection that we have been building stock on for over 20 years before releasing it in 2021. This plant was a selected seedling grown at our nursery from seed purchased as "Nakamura Interspecific" seed in April 2001 from Connie & James Abel of Pretoria and reportedly came off of a selected plant from Japanese Clivia breeder Yoshikazu Nakamura, the pre-eminent Japanese Clivia breeder who grows his plants at his Nakamura (Nakamura Kunshien Clivia Breeding Plantation) in Mobara, a city in the Chiba Prefecture on the main island of Honshu in Japan. Though it is presumed to be a hybrid between Clivia miniata and Clivia nobilis, this is not known for sure so we do not list this plant as a selction of Clivia x cyrtanthiflora (the name used for the cross between these two species). This is a sister seedling of Clivia x cyrtanthiflora 'Orange Trumpet', which has slightly tall flower stalks and smaller more pendulous flowers.  This information is based on research conducted about this plant in our nursery library and from reliable online sources. We also take into consideration observations of it in our nursery of crops, as well as of plants growing in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens we have visited. We will 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 'Tangerine Burst'.
 
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