Clivia nobilis

Water Needs

moderate; high

Clivia nobilis
Bulb
Eastern Cape Clivia

60 cm - 1 m

Size

Light Conditions

shade

Frost

tender

Flowers

red orange-green autumn to spring

dry shade; shade; semi-shade; green walls; container; sandy soils; wildlife birds insects

Garden Situation

Habitat

woodland forest; rocky places; coastal eastern cape

Region

thicket

Rain Season

summer

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Description

Clivia nobilis, or Eastern Cape Clivia, has flowers tipped in green, with large, flattish inflorescences that carry about 40 – 60 flower. The leaf size changes according to the amount of light it receives, being shorter in light shade, and growing longer and more upright in deeper shade. This is the slowest of the Clivia species to flower, often taking up to 6 years from seed germination to flowering. It is frost tender. Photo link: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AClivia_nobilis00.jpg

Clivia nobilis
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