Clivia miniata grows into large clumps and is surprisingly water wise. It is also reportedly naturalised in Mexico. It is a popular plant for shady areas and is commonly seen growing in older established suburbs in most Australian states. It is also popular in New Zealand, Japan, China and southern parts of the USA , particularly California. It grows to a height of about 45 cm, and various varieties have flowers that are red, orange or yellow, sometimes with a faint, but very sweet perfume.
Shown here is the 'Miniata Sahin Twin' cultivar. They are called Twins as they often flower twice per year, once in Autumn and then again in Spring. It is a low growing, broadleaf variety, ideal for growing on a patio, used as a tub specimen or planting in the ground in a shady position. This variety will grow to a height of 45 cm and 70 cm wide. Their orange clustered flowers are heavy bloomers and are followed by attractive, red, berry-like fruit. Sahin Twin are considered as one of the appealing orange flowering clivias in the world. It is an ideal plant for a shady area or can be used as a indoor plant.
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not sure I have seen it. It resembles a small tulip in your image :)ReplyDelete
Thanks for hosting. :)
this tiny blossom looks a Bit like a Tulip or a Crocus...
A remarkable color...
Best wishes - Julia
Happy memories seeing this old-fashioned plant. We grow them in the conservatorie. It is to me a granny plant. Lovely to see the clivia again. Groetjes HettyReplyDelete
I love the deep, orange color. Thanks for hosting. :)ReplyDelete
I saw a ton of clivia blooming in Mexico in the high central area when I was there in March. Wonderful, vigorous plants. By the way, sorry for my green grapes post here last week. It was an error. I meant to post them only in the wonderful Friday Greens! Thanks so much for hosting this informative and beautiful site.ReplyDelete
A wonderful orange color!ReplyDelete
Have a nice day, Nadja
A really nice color, Nick!ReplyDelete
Hope you'll have a great weekend ... Frauke
what a wonderful blossom!
Have a nice weekend,
marvelous photos of this wonderful orange blossom.
Heisann, waiting for them to bloom in my winter garden, soon.... Have a nice weekend ;:OD)ReplyDelete
A very pretty flower Nick. Thanks for sharing it.ReplyDelete
The Clivia (Amaryllidaceae)is a gorgeous flower and such
an intense color
Have a nice weekend..
A very pretty flower Nick. And a remarkable color...Thank for foto!ReplyDelete
Very pretty and thanks for introducing us to so many different flowers!ReplyDelete
I love the colour. Thank you for hosting and enjoy your weekend!ReplyDelete
Nick, wonderful color. Thanks for sharing.ReplyDelete
That's awesome that they blossom twice a year! Thanks for sharing.ReplyDelete
Hi Nick, I'm back in town ;) the summer vacation are over.ReplyDelete
It's a marvelous photo of this pretty blossom.
Have a nice weekend. Greetings, Nicole
Hi, I just discovered your beautiful blog. The clivia has an impressing colour!ReplyDelete
Greetings from Germany
Wow ! Lovely flowers !!ReplyDelete
Happy weekend !
Bush lily sounds lovely....stunning colour!ReplyDelete
Thanks for hosting and sharing...
Enjoy your week Nick,
Never heard of this one before.ReplyDelete
Thanks for hosting and for flowerknowledge :)
This is a wonderful plant. I had it as a house plant for many years in my patio room where it was in a southern exposure, but received filtered light throughout the day. The blooms were beautiful and usually appeared twice yearly.ReplyDelete