Many species look like cottony or waxy growths on the stems and branches of landscape shrubs. See more ideas about Plants, Flowers, House plants. They also like rich, well-draining potting mix or soilless mix. Diseases. It is a big problem with roses. However, if either of these pests appear, it’s time for action: Scales – Scales can be difficult to detect. Photos are subject to copyright. Stagnant moisture makes the roots of the Clivia miniata rot quickly which becomes evident by a putrid smell. These spots are most prevalent on upper leaf surfaces, and may be up to 1/2" across. I spray mine with Cypermethrin - make sure you spray in between the … There are no chemicals registered specifically to control the lily caterpillar. If the root rot has not yet infested the complete root ball, the plant can recover again. Clivia variegate - a whole group of plants with flowers of various shades, from white and yellow to dark red, and striped leaves (is a type of clivia cliniic). Although they cause minimal damage themselves, they do spread viruses. 1 .Aphids : These are tiny little green, sometimes black insects, usually seen in small colonies sucking the sap of new growths and flower buds. Remove the plant from the pot immediately, take off the wet substrate and cut off the rotten roots. Look on both sides of the leaf, and down into the base of the plant. Clivia is most active from spring through fall, at which time the plant should receive daytime temperatures of 70 F. (21 C.) or more and no less than 50 F. (10 C.) at night. The plant has almost no stem; paired dark green leaves in the shape of a sword can grow up to 70 centimeters in length, tightly wrapping around each other. A genus of six species of herbaceous evergreen plants with strap leaves. Common Lilac Pests. Some are pathogenic, infecting healthy plants and gradually reducing them to compost too. PESTS AND DISEASES OF CLIVIA: Healthy, well cared for seedlings. Matching common orange clivia trumpets with purple geranium is a bold choice. Clivia Seed Sales 2020 Open from 1 March 2020. Black spot is another common fungal disease. Clivia Pollination. Photos may not be copied or used by any other person in any way whatsoever. Tips for Growing Clivia. ... All photos on this site was taken by us of plants in our collection. They destroy Clivia, Agapathus, etc reall quickly. Jan 18, 2020 - Explore Inger Almquist's board "Clivia" on Pinterest. Name: Clivia sp. Clivia pests and diseases and the treatments. Clivia: Fungal Diseases Fungi are found everywhere in nature. They are little striped worms that sit between the leaves close to the stem/base of the plant and then "cut" the leaves at the base. Intense hybridisation by fanatical growers has resulted in colours varying from deep orange, through yellows, peach and a rare white. Leaves eventually begin to yellow around the spots, then become all yellow and fall off. (See photo at top.) CLIVIA: FROM A TINY LITTLE SEED TO A FABULOUS FLOWER. Plants affected: crinums, clivia, amaryllis. Origins: Southern Africa. Indoor clivias prefer bright, indirect light while those grown outdoors need shade. We need to control the pathogenic fungi if we want to keep our Clivia plants alive and healthy. Flowering: Spring. They are normally tended to by ants. Many are useful, helping turn dead plants into compost. Lilacs attract just a few serious pests, most of the caterpillars and leaf miners that may visit aren’t anything to be worried about. Control: The best time to treat or find the pest is first thing in the morning, as it feeds at night and hides by day. The disease typically begins as black spots on the foliage.