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Clivia miniata - Clivia, Kaffir Lily

Clivia miniata - Clivia, Kaffir Lily (Clivia miniata - Clivia, Kaffir Lily)

This Clivia was blooming at the Mission Bay Resort. I have never seen one bloom this time of year...their normal bloom time is late Winter into Spring. Photo taken Sept. 12, 2009.

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i was given one of these by a lady in January. why was she ging me this plant?? well strangly enough it was because she was moving to California....i dont know which part she was a friend of a friend.
it has flowered all year. i have divided it into three now and it is still flowering...

20 Sep, 2009


Its very pretty.......

20 Sep, 2009



Are you sure it's a Clivia? They tend to have a pretty distinct time of when they bloom...typically late Winter, and early Spring.

It sounds so unusual for a Clivia to bloom all year.

Milky, thanks!

22 Sep, 2009


yup it is. it must have been in the same pot for ten years. it was rammed with roots. the flowers have been lovely. i must have taken a pic..i'll look.

22 Sep, 2009



Wow! That's incredible! I've never seen a Clivia bloom all year before...
you're very lucky!

22 Sep, 2009


Pretty flower :)

23 Sep, 2009




24 Sep, 2009


Orange, a favourite colour in a flower.

25 Sep, 2009


exciting news Delonix i think theres another flower starting on one of mine..;-))

25 Sep, 2009


Wow! It's a very floweriferous plant! I've actually seen a few more plants around with's still pretty unusual to see them flowering this time of year.

26 Sep, 2009


This looks like one of the other Clivia species, or is an interspecific cross with C. miniata. The pendulous florets and the tubular shape of the floret indicate a different species. Either way, this would explain the unusual flowering time. Some of the six species flower a few months either side of C. miniata. Some species can even manage up to four flowerings per year with and average of 3 annual blooms.

4 Dec, 2010



Most likely it's a hybrid. There' a lot of work with hybridizing here in California.

6 Dec, 2010

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