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Clivia miniata Yellow

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Clivia miniata Yellow Kaffir Lily, Bush Lily, Natal Lily,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting, Indoor Plants, Palms, Ferns & Tropical Clumping, Tufting

A very popular plant, ideal for planting in shady areas. Often planted at the base of large deciduous trees. This is a beautiful yellow-cream form with green strap-like leaves. The bell shaped flowers appear in clusters in winter and spring.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade, Shade Any

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Feature, Fire Retardant, Indoor Plant, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Roundabouts / Splitters, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes: Best planted in dappled shade, will burn in full sun. Will survive poor soils but add compost for peak performance. Water regularly in summer and keep drier in winter months. Use either a slow release fertiliser in summer or liquid feed. Clumps of clivias can be easily divided. Remove old flower heads and leaves as required.

Plant Care
Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Amaryllidaceae Africa

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Cream, Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: High
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate