Clivia sp. - October 2018 Plant of the Month
Clivia is a genus of monocot flowering plants native to southern Africa. They are from the family Amaryllidaceae. Common names are Natal lily or bush lily. They are herbaceous evergreen plants, with green, strap-like leaves. Individual flowers are more or less bell-shaped, occurring in umbels on a stalk above the foliage; colors typically range from yellow through orange to red. Many cultivars exist, some with variegated leaf patterns.
Clivias are a versatile garden plant and will grow in most conditions including dry shade.
There should be numbers of this plant available for sale at the Growing Friends' Spring Plant Sale