Clivia – Clive of India – Ian Barker Gardens

Clivia – Clive of India

Clivias are great, nearly unkillable vegetation, which brighten the backyard throughout late winter and early spring. With clusters of vibrant yellow throated, orange or salmon trumpet flowers, they’re held on stalks above a clump of darkish inexperienced strap-like leaves. Planted in teams en masse, in a shady place beneath a tree or on the shaded aspect of the home, they’re properly used for his or her yr spherical lush inexperienced foliage.

The Clivia is known as after Girl Charlotte Clive who was the Duchess of Northumberland. The duchess was additionally the granddaughter of Robert Clive, also referred to as Clive from India – they have been a plant loving household. Girl Charlotte Clive was the primary to develop and flower, the primary Clivia in England.

Extraordinarily robust in dry situations, Clivias are low upkeep and develop in a variety of weather conditions. Clivia want little water or feeding, however positively should be grown within the shade. They won’t tolerate frosts and direct solar ought to be averted in any respect prices.

Their flowers are good for slicing, but in addition present a dramatic show within the backyard.

Clivia are enticing, straightforward to develop vegetation that produce gorgeous flowers of an incredible array of color. An ideal selection for our Camberwell venture, the Clivia is a tried and examined choice that we might suggest for any shady spot within the backyard.

Clivia - Clive of India. Ian Barker Gardens. Garden Notebook

Clivia - Clive of India. Ian Barker Gardens. Garden Notebook

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