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; allow soil to dry slightly between watering intervals.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growing; reaches 18 to 30 in. tall and wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:KLI-vi-a min-i-A-taPlant type:PerennialDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 18 to 30 in. tall and wide.Foliage color:Dark GreenBlooms:Late winter to springFlower color:OrangeDesign 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 InformationThrives 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.Light Needs:Full to partial shadeWatering Needs:Water regularly; allow soil to dry slightly between watering intervals.