Question on Clivia

Robin Carrier
Fri, 26 Aug 2011 06:57:09 PDT
do you know what your american ZONE would be?


From: "Ina Crossley" <>
Sent: Friday, August 26, 2011 1:09 AM
To: "Pacific Bulb Society" <>
Subject: Re: [pbs] Question on Clivia

> For what it is worth, here I can grow them outside.  They get no water
> and are in total shade, no sun at all.  I have all different ones, some
> red, some creamy white (that one is gorgeous) and various orange and
> also yellow.
> Which I got as I belong to a Clivia club.
> They eventually grow into big clumps, which when the clump gets too big,
> some of them die off in the middle and get replaced by the plant itself.
> They flower happily.
> Hope that is some help.
> Ina    Auckland, New Zealand  Where the weather is actually lovely and
> spring like.
> On 26/08/2011 11:30 a.m., wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> I bought my first clivia (labeled yellow flowered clivia). I'm a Lilium 
>> guy and I have little or no knowledge on how to grow it well and I'm 
>> looking for advice.
>> It is in a seven inch plastic pot and the plant has 17 leaves and is 
>> about 27 inches high. It is outside (half shaded area) and has been since 
>> early July
>> What size pot should it be repotted into and what is the best time to 
>> replant it. Also what type of mix should it be planted in.
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Eric Duma
>> Western New York
>> Zone 5b
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