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Clivia miniata 'Variegata'


Clivia is one of the best of all houseplants with glowing orange flowers, attractive fruit, and gorgeous foliage. This one is variably variegated.

Clivia miniata has been a favourite of plantlovers since Victorian times. This cultivar has dark green leaves variably variegated with white to cream stripes. It produces beautiful clusters of glowing orange flowers in late spring, summer, or fall. The resulting large fruit lasts for two years, first green then brilliant red which is fantastic against the foliage especially at Christmas time. Minimum two degrees Celsius. Photo: Wikipedia

Common Name: Variegated Fire Lily

Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)

Zone Hardiness: 9-11

Light: Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Orange

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Evergreen

Type: Tender

Bloom Time: Spring - Summer

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: Yes

Berries: Red


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Subtropical coastal forest to ravines in high altitude forest in dappled shade.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar

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