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Clivia miniata 'Painted Face Daruma'

7th December 2008

The Chinese have been developing a number of variations on the broad leaved 'Daruma' strains. One of the early forms was the 'Painted Face Daruma' in which there is a yellowish tone to the leaf between the green leaf veins. The best forms have yellowish leaves with a network of green veins, but for the most part the leaves are slightly mottled with yellow. They often look like they need a good feed. This plant has a really good shape, but the leaves are not very strongly marked with yellow.

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