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botanical name:
Clivia miniata var. citrina
Clivia miniata var. citrina © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Kaffir Lily, Bush Lily, St, Johns Lily, Fire Lily
synonyms:  Clivia miniata 'Citrina'
family:  Amaryllidaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.75m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: grassy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: dark green
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: 3°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
description:
Naturally occurring yellow flowered form. Evergreen perennial with thick fleshy bulbous roots and large broadly strap-shaped dark green leaves up to 60cm long. Tall stalks bear crowded flower clusters in late winter or early spring. Flowers may be followed by large green berries that slowly ripen to red.

cultivation:
Well drained, humus-rich soil in part shade. Will tolerate periods of drought and full shade. Tender and needs warm conditions.
Grows well in containers and flowers best if slightly pot-bound. Water and feed potted plants during the growing season but water sparingly in autumn and winter.

propagation:
From seed or by division.

usage:
House or conservatory plant.

other notes:
All parts are poisonous, although quite large quantities would need to be ingested.

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