Clivia

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Scientific name: Clivia Miniata 
Origin: Natal  
Overview: The clivia grows tufts of large dark green fan-shaped leaves that are banded and arched. In the winter or spring, it has a flower stem of about 45 cm that supports fifteen bright orange flowers in heart-shaped trumpets. This plant flowers once a year. 

  • Lighting: Intense to Medium
  • Watering: During the growing season, as soon as the soil begins to dry. In the winter, let the soil dry up. Resume watering at the time of flowering.
  • Temperature: Normal. Tolerates hot spots during the summer but prefers cool temperatures in the winter, up to 8ºC - 10ºC at night, to stimulate flowering. 
  • Humidity: Tolerates dry air but humid atmosphere is strongly recommended at all times.
  • Fertilizer: Balanced (20-20-20 All Purpose) or for green plants during the growth period. 

* Plants do not come with cover pot. Pot can be purchased separately here