Clivia


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Clivia

 

a genus of plants of the family Amaryllidaceae. They are perennial evergreen plants with a short stem, small vertical rhizome, and thick fleshy roots. The leaves are leathery and lorate. The flowers, which have a simple six-membered orange, reddish orange, or yellowish pink corolla, are funnelform or tubular and gathered into umbels. The fruit is an orangish red berry. Three species are native to Southern Africa; they are cultivated as ornamentals. The species Clivia miniata has become a common indoor plant. Plants of the genus Clivia are propagated with rhizome offshoots and seeds.

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There, in full bloom, were some 400 mature specimens of clivia.
Forms of Clivia miniata have redder flowers than the type while a variety named `Aurea' has yellow flowers.
For example, the European perspective will be reviewed in a plenary talk titled, "Nanophotonics: a research agenda from the perspective of the NoE PHOREMOST," by Clivia M.
Star jasmine trained in a diamond pattern against the wall, yellow clivia, and dwarf abutilon in hanging baskets add interest lower down.
Easy begonia rex, orange-flowered clivia miniata and the fragrant climber stephanotis thrive on neglect in my house.
I saw fat Clivia miniata, with their showy orange flowers and huge waxy green leaves and geraniums in bloom all year round, plants familiar to us as house or greenhouse subjects.
But after the February deluge, he's seeing big blooms of clivia, azalea and camellia at his Sierra Madre backyard.
Clivia miniata - nothing mini about it - had been one of the worst-treated plants because its huge pot was so inconvenient after the move.
Especially attractive, permanent shade-loving plants include Aspidistra*, Breynia (Calico Plant)*, Camellia*, Clivia, Cycads, Ferns, Fuchsia, Nandina and Parthenocissus (Boston Ivy).
Bulbous- or tuberous-rooted plants such as clivia and daylily are easier to divide if you remove all the soil from their roots.
It has bicolor cream and lime-green foliage that is bright enough to shine in light-deprived areas, but is not so overwhelming as to distract from flowering shade lovers such as hellebore, clivia and Japanese anemone.