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Bush Lily Clivia

Other Common Name(s):

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KLIV-ee-ah
Description

Vibrant orange flowers make this bulb stand out. It is commonly used as a houseplant but can be mas planted planted outdoors in mild climates along a border or walkway.

When grown as container plants, give it at least 25% shade in the summer.  For proper flower properly, they should be kept in a lighted area and receive 8-10 weeks a 50-60 degrees F (10-16 degrees C) in the fall or early winter.  This plant tolerates drought well.

Plant a 6"-12" apart at a depth of 1".

Hardiness:

Tender II- injured below 50 degrees F (10 degrees C)

 

Cultivars / Varieties:
  • C. miniata
Tags:
#hummingbirds#butterflies#birds#houseplant#summer#drought tolerant#container plant#cut flowers#interiorscape#low maintenance#mass planting#long-lasting flowers#vibrant#summer bulbs#borders#flower arragments
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • C. miniata
Tags:
#hummingbirds#butterflies#birds#houseplant#summer#drought tolerant#container plant#cut flowers#interiorscape#low maintenance#mass planting#long-lasting flowers#vibrant#summer bulbs#borders#flower arragments
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Clivia
    Family:
    Amaryllidaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Bulb
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    South Africa
    Bulb Storage:
    Before planting, store fleshy roots at 50-55 degrees F (10-13 degrees C) and keep from drying out.
    Dimensions:
    Height: 18 ft. 0 in. - 2 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 2 ft. 0 in. - 3 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Bulb
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Clumping
    Maintenance:
    Low
    Texture:
    Coarse
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Available Space To Plant:
    Less than 12 inches
    12 inches-3 feet
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Red/Burgundy
    Fruit Type:
    Berry
    Fruit Description:
    Red berries
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Red/Burgundy
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Good Cut
    Long-lasting
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Yellow to orange almost red but can take almost three years before flowering.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Rosulate
    Leaf Shape:
    Lanceolate
    Linear
    Leaf Margin:
    Entire
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Strappy long leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Houseplants
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Mass Planting
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds
    Songbirds
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Drought