It has evergreen strap-shaped leaves, and bears pendent umbels of multiple narrow, trumpet-shape red and yellow flowers, tipped with green. The genus was named in the honour of the Duchess of Northumberland whose family name was Clive, and whose garden at Syon House just across the river from Kew was famous at that time. In light shade the leaves are almost horizontal and are relatively short, approximately 3mm in length, while in dense shade the leaves are fairly upright and grow to.
The dull, green strap shaped leaves arise from the ground and form a dense clump. In deep shade the leaves are somewhat upright and can grow to 80cm in length, while in light shade the leaves lie almost horizontally .
In addition to the beauty of the flowers, the foliage is exquisite. Indee while most South African, American, Australian, and Japanese breeders . Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis family) Clivia (E) Native to Southern Africa Bulb, groundcover, perennial. Shade Semi frost tolerant. Medium water requirements.
FLOWER COLOUR: AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 0. Quite distinct from the other Clivias liste this is , as the name implies, another noble and splendid plant. Evergreen with strap- shaped leaves, it produces strong stems bearing as many as semi-drooping, narrowly trumpet-shape red and yellow flowers tipped with green.
Common name, Greentip kaffir lily. Its habitat is from the Eastern Cape, near Port Elizabeth to the Kwazulu-Natal border. Flowers are pendant and colour ranges from cream to red.
Clivia nobilis was the first species of Clivia to be discovered in South Africa. Epimer of Clivatine at the acyl side-chain. Entry for CLIVIA nobilis Lindl. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K). Taxon Description ().
Specimen Depositories: Sequencing Labs: Depositories. Haemanthus cernuiflorus J. Imatophyllum aitonii Hook. Toxic Part: All parts of this plant are toxic. Toxin: Lycorine and related phenanthridine alkaloids (see Narcissus). Clinical Findings: Ingestion of small amounts produces few or no symptoms.
Germination temperature: 20â„ƒ. Sowing season: Spring, Autumn Full-blossom period: Spring, Autumn, Winter Weight: 20g.
Cultivation techniques: 1. But have you seen other species of clivia? Today, I will introduce one type of clivia for you: clivia nbilis lindl.