Growing guide

How to grow clivias

Clivias are easy-to-grow houseplants with showy clusters of colourful flowers through spring and summer. Originating in the woodlands of South Africa, these tender plants like indirect light, warmth and regular watering, with a cool, dry spell in winter to initiate flowering.

Quick facts

  • Robust and easy-to-grow houseplant 

  • Vibrant blooms in spring and summer

  • About 45cm (18in) tall by 30cm (1ft) wide

  • Position in bright, indirect light

  • Water regularly from spring to autumn, keep cooler and drier in winter

All you need to know

Before you get started
Ongoing care
Pruning and training
While we think all this information will be helpful to you, we always recommend to read the instruction labels on your plants.

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