Specie: C. miniata
Bush lily (English); Boslelie (Afrikaans); umayime (Zulu)
Name in Latin: Amaryllidaceae
Name in English: Amaryllis family
Origin: South Africa
Growth Habit: ...
Flower:flowers typically arranged in umbels at the apex of leafless flowering stems, or scapes
Blooming Period: Spring to summer, once the flowers are mature which will be in approx 3 years.
Care and Handling
Soil: Well drained, a pH 5.5-6.5 best suits Clivia
Amount of water: Water well in spring and summer but keep soil drier in autumn and winter.
Nutrition: A generous amount of slow release fertilizer applied regularly from early spring to mid summer achieves maximum growth
Special handling: Partial to full shade...Temperature: 15°C to 25°C . Can be propagated by means of seed, as well as vegetatively through offsets. Remove old leaves and stems.
It contains small amounts of lycorine, making it poisonous