Infos about Clivia ?

Jean PARMENTIER no at available.com
Mon Jul 17 20:29:40 EST 2000


Lots of thanks to Monique REED for the informations.
John.

Monique Reed <monique at mail.bio.tamu.edu> wrote in message
news:397319DB.1809D3E0 at mail.bio.tamu.edu...
> 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
> > 1866.
> > 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.
> > John.
> >
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