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Fact sheet: Clivia


Clivia Clivia

Geophyte Organ:  Fleshy roots

Light Requirements: 25% Shade

Height: 18-24 inches (45-60 cm)

Flowering Season: Summer

Flower Color: Orange, yellow

 Planting Time: Late spring/Early summer

Planting Depth: Cover 1 inch (2.5 cm)

Spacing Between Roots: 6-12 inches

Hardiness: Tender II – injured below 50°F (10°C)

Bulb Storage: Before planting, store fleshy roots at 50-55°F (10-13°C) and keep from drying out. Comments: When grown as container plants, grow at 25% shade in the summer; subsequently, to flower properly, they should be kept in a lighted area and receive 8 to 10 weeks at 50-60°F (10-16°C) in the fall or early winter; tolerates drought

Cultivars: C. miniata

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