Clivia is one of the more primitive genera of the Amaryllidaceae.
These have neither bulbs nor rhizomes, but possess an abundance of
thick rope-like roots. They are evergreen, and have predominantly
orange, red or salmon colored flowers. The most well-known species
is Clivia miniata. Clivias are fairly easy to grow, but bringing them
to flower is a bit tougher. In its own way, Clivia culture is somewhat