This week we're showcasing our stunning Clivia Miniata and Ficus Bambino...
Clivia Miniata also known as Bush Lily, is originally from South Africa. This ornamental perennial thrives in shade so is a perfect choice for dark areas, under planting or for shady corners where there's full shade, as its fleshy, strappy leaves burn easily. Having said that, it's surprisingly drought tolerant but does not do well in areas subject to frost. It has a clumping growth habit and prefers to be planted in crowded areas and is ideal for mass-planting. Growing to a maximum height of 0.5M and width of up to 0.8M in ideal conditions, this plant needs well-draining soil to prevent rotting and produces impressive clusters of trumpet/funnel shaped flowers (we have in orange or yellow varieties) around Winter and Springtime.
The Ficus Bambino aka Dwarf Fiddle-leaf Fig has become quite trendy in recent years, this evergreen plant is perfect indoors and loved by interior designers for the large green, violin-shaped leaves akin to it's big brother the Ficus Lyrata. This impressive shrub thrives in well-lit areas inside or out as long as it's protected from the elements and in part or full shade. Being a pretty hardy shrub with an upright growth habit it lends itself to being displayed in an attractive, ornamental pot or planter. Preferring a humid environment, they appreciate a daily misting from a fine water spray and like to be watered when their soil has dried out, a bit more frequently in the heat of summer. Ficus Bambino grow to a maximum height of around 1m and a maximum width of around 60cm in ideal conditions.
For more info on these or any of the plants listed on our attached current stock list, please drop us a line or give us a call.
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Jo Joanne Hughes Wanneroo Plant Farm Ph: 08 9405 2615