Clivia miniata a plant of orange flowers in the form of bells, and elongated, lanceolates,perennial leaves of great resistance. For shadow or partial shadow.
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Clivia Miniata, also known as Clivia, is a perennial bulbous plant belonging to the Amaryllidaceae family. Native to South Africa, this beauty has captivated plant enthusiasts worldwide with its lush foliage and vibrant flowers.
Clivia is an elegant and hardy plant that adds a touch of exotic beauty to any garden. Its long, arching leaves are glossy, dark green, creating a perfect backdrop for its striking, bell-shaped flowers. Clivia Miniata flowers can range from intense oranges to bright yellows and, occasionally, even reds. This plant blooms in spring and can continue to do so for several weeks, providing a spectacular display.
Care - Watering and Fertilizing:
Taking care of your Clivia is straightforward. While it's robust, it is sensitive to frost, so protect it in cold climates. It prefers a cold period of around 10°C (50°F) to bloom at its best. Once flowering has finished, you can cut the stem at the base if you do not want the plant to produce seeds.
Regarding watering, Clivia is quite drought-tolerant, so avoid overwatering. Water it moderately and allow the substrate to dry between waterings. Adding a layer of substrate annually from late winter until flower buds have formed is a recommended practice to keep it healthy.
Adaptation to Cold and Heat: Clivia is well-suited for temperate and warm climates. As mentioned earlier, it is sensitive to frost, so be sure to protect it in winter if you live in an area with cold temperatures. In warm climates, it thrives in partial shade or areas with filtered light, as direct sunlight can be too intense for it.
Pests and Maintenance: Keep a watchful eye for cottony cushion scale, a common pest on Clivias. If they appear, you can combat them with a systemic insecticide. Additionally, regularly deadheading spent flowers will help keep the plant healthy and encourage new growth.
Propagation: Clivia Miniata is primarily propagated through division of the plant after flowering. However, it's important to wait several years after planting before performing this division.
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- Clivia Minitata
- The forests of South Africa.
- Up to 50cm
- Orange flowers and green elongated leaves.
- Shade or shadow.
- In pots or inside with a lot of light.
- Average temperature 15ºC and the lowest in the that resists -5ºC.
- Being the product a living plant and depending on the season, this plant could be received, in some cases, not exactly the same as in the photography, but as similar as possible, without impacting on quality of the same.