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clivia

African plant in the family Liliaceae; the bulbs of the plant contain toxic lycorine.
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Many are yellow-flowered (this is the brass ring of clivia breeding), and even the orange ones looked special grading toward red and with striking throat coloration in light yellows.
Other species include Clivia caulescens, with huge 1.
Where would western gardens be without calla lily, agapanthus, clivia, bird of paradise, a host of heaths and flower bulbs, cycads, Transvaal daisy (gerbera), ice plants?
Q: Last fall, I separated and transplanted three Clivia miniata that a friend gave me.
Because clivia has brittle roots that separate easily, Carter simply washes the soil from the roots, then gently pulls sections from the main clump by hand.
Hellebores are excellent companions to clivia, whose orange and yellow flowers light up shady corners of the garden at this time of year.
At the end of the garden near the front door, a 7-by 10-foot bed holds an Australian tree fern, impatiens, and clivia.
This month, cut back dead portions of agapanthus or clivia leaves to help prevent crown rot (don't snip crown or emerging leaf buds).
In areas with frost, grow clivia as a house plant during the winter, then set outdoors in shade in summer.
Clivia plants labeled as hybrids have larger, brighter flowers and broader foliage than others.
LANDSCAPING TIPS: Upright fuchsia shrubs look attractive with a variety of shade-loving plants, including clivia, lilies, calla lilies, camellias, gardenias, coleus, impatiens, azaleas, hydrangeas and all ferns.
Containers filled year-round with ferns, mimulus, astilbe, and clivia sit at the edges of the steps, forming tiers of greenery that lead the eye to similar plantings along a path of redwood rounds on the garden floor.