Clivia miniata is still the correct name, as far as I know. There are
cultivars with flowers ranging from deep orange-red to yellow. If you
use a web search-engine and search for the words "clivia" and
"nursery", you should turn up a source.
M. Reed, who vividly remembers Sir John Thuron's gardener handing her
a stalk of Sir John's prize Clivia flowers, only to run into Sir John
shortly thereafter and have to explain how I came by them...
Jean PARMENTIER wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I am looking for a plant called :
>> Himantophyllum, this name become CLIVIA Miniata or Lady Clive around
> It is also called 'Saint Joseph' in France.
> Family of Amaryllidacees.
> These informations are 15 years old, maybe there are some change for
> the family group and maybe also the name !!
>> It is a kind of onion that give long flat leaves and once a year a
> very nice grape of a dozen red-orange flower.
> As far as I know the origin of the Clivia is South Africa.
>> If someone can let me know if there is a way to buy it by email -or
> mail- (A very young subject or seeds) I will be very happy.
> Any information are welcome.
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