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Clivia
Clivia miniata 'Variegated Daruma'

Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Clivia (KLY-vee-uh) (Info)
Species: miniata (min-ee-AH-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Variegated Daruma
Hybridized by Wang

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Partial to Full Shade

Full Shade

Danger:

Seed is poisonous if ingested

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Winter

Foliage:

Variegated

Leathery-Textured

Other details:

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel

Seed Collecting:

Remove fleshy coating on seeds before storing

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Fremont, California

Brooksville, Florida

Lady Lake, Florida

Nashua, New Hampshire

Spring, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

2
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RatingContent
Positive

On Jul 16, 2010, JoshY46013 from Anderson, IN (Zone 6a) wrote:

Very beautiful plant, compact and has great foliage! Mine isn't as Variegated as some but it is variegated! It has yet to flower, but I'm sure it will soon :)

Positive

On Oct 2, 2009, revlar from Brooksville, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

This variety of Clivia is from Chinese breeding and we imported several in 2007. China and Japan are producing more compact plants, concentrating on leaf form and color .. the flowers are a bonus