Since Clivia have succulent roots, (and they have no forum of their own) I declare the C/S page the place to go for Clivias. Besides, the C/S people are the most knowledgable on DG!!! The Clivia I “saved” from root-rot are dying AGAIN! I brought them inside about 10 days ago, and their roots are rotting.
Beside this, what kind of soil does Clivia like?
Clivia plants do best in very rich and well-draining soils, soilless mixes or a combination. Adding portions of peat moss and sand to the bottom of the pot help greatly as well. The two help the soil to drain better, preventing root rot.
Subsequently, what family is Clivia in?
Do clivias like sun or shade?
Clivias will grow in shade, but may become ‘leggy’ if grown in deep shade. They will still flower, but not prolifically. Aim for good light in autumn and spring, but avoid strong sunlight in the summer months. Best grown in fertile, well-drained soil.
Without any headlines, a remarkable range of clivia flowers and foliage have emerged. … These species have pendant umbels and narrow, tubular flowers—similar in shape to that agapanthus cousin—rather than the erect, open umbels of C. miniata.
Clivia’s natural multiplication by offsets. Clivias are one of many plants that produce offsets. These are the tiny plants that cluster around the base of the mother plant and grow up to be exactly like their parent. … These young plants can produce multiples in no time, provided they are handled properly.
Clivia grows well in a part-shade area and can tolerate dry soil conditions. The ideal planting conditions are morning sun and afternoon shade with deep soil and good drainage. When planted from tubers, clivia flowers in the second year after planting.
Clivias develop yellow leaves and root rot if they are over-watered. They grow best when kept barely moist in pots with excellent drainage. Clivias bloom more freely when their roots are crowded, so don’t re-pot until the bulb starts to push out of the container.