Clivia miniata 'French Hybrid'Item #2765 USDA Hardiness Zone: 9 - 11
Showy perennial displays large, deep green, strap-like leaves and intense orange flower heads on tall stems. An absolutely gorgeous accent, border plant or container specimen. Evergreen.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full to partial shadeWatering Needs:Water regularly during growing season, allowing soil to dry slightly between watering intervals.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growing to 1½ to 2½ ft tall and wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:KLI-vi-a min-i-A-taPlant type:PerennialDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing to 1½ to 2½ ft tall and wide.Special features:Year-round InterestFoliage color:Dark GreenBlooms:Late winter to springFlower color:OrangeFlower attributesShowy FlowersGarden styleTropicalDesign IdeasBrings color to a shady section of the garden and brightens up dark spots with its bright orange blooms. Plant as a low border with taller plants for shade or as a cluster for an entire section.
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Great plant for dry shade. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years after flowering in spring.Light Needs:Full to partial shadeWatering Needs:Water regularly during growing season, allowing soil to dry slightly between watering intervals.