Clivia miniata 'Monya'
Water regularly; allow soil to dry slightly between watering intervals.
|Botanical Pronunciation||KLI-vi-a min-i-A-ta|
|Lore||South African settlers called this plant boslelie, which means forest lily, describing the preferred habitat for the species in its homeland.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early Spring|
|Design Ideas||Exceptional beauty for light challenged spaces. Plant between buildings, on the north side foundation and around the base of an elevated deck. Vivid color among big leaf tropicals and beneath the canopies of shade trees. Thrives in coastal conditions and very well adapted to containers.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Houseplant, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Dry Shade, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full shade|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly; allow soil to dry slightly between watering intervals.|
|Companion Plants||Fuchsia (Fuchsia); Fatsia (Fatsia); Flowering Maple (Abutilon); Elephant Ears (Colocasia); Cast Iron Plant (Aspidistra)|
Thrives in rich, fast-draining soil, in dappled to deep shade; avoid direct sun exposure. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system, allowing soil to dry slightly between intervals. Tolerates moderate drought, once established. Divide every 3 to 4 years, after flowering. May be overwintered indoors in cold climates.
This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL