Joburg Clivia Club

Chris Viljoen’s Show winner


To the Clivia flower enthusiasts living in and around Johannesburg.

Contact telephone: 082-650-1463 Glynn

Meeting dates for 2017 – Provisional

All the meetings take place at the Garden World Nursery, Beyers Naude Drive, Muldersdrift at 14h00

Tea and eats are available at R30.00 per person

February 4, 2017

Annual General Meeting and talk on the terminology of Clivia plants and flowers and terms in the latest Standards of Judging requirements for shows.

March 11, 2017

Feedback and update of Judging discussion and agreement in George 11th Feb 2017.

Discussion of Yellow groups and inclusions in those groups.

Explanation of the way in which the colour pigmentation is distributed when hybridising Clivia flowers.

Also an explanation of pigmentation in a Clivia Flower.

May 13

Annual General Meeting of the Clivia Society in Port Elizabeth

May 20

Dawie Strydom will discuss breeding using his large yellow ‘Jumbo series’ and his further hybridising directions

July 1

James Abel has had a long standing interest in Clivia variegation. Is the breeding in China of  variegation lost popularity? Is the Tiger variegation inherited differently from other variegated flowers?


August 26,


Show discussion. Drawing of sales stall positions. How to ready your plants for the show. All the necessary paper work that may be completed prior to the show, to simplify the entry of plants on the show bench.

How to improve your cell phone photographs of Clivia flowers

September 9th and 10th Joburg Clivia Show.

October 14th , Show winner presentation

November 18th, Final Joburg Clivia meeting and presentation

If you want to know more about Clivia or perhaps wish to join a Clivia club, then you should come along to one of our meetings.  We hold monthly meetings at the Garden World Nursery on a Saturday afternoon at 14h00.  The date of each meeting can be found on this website. If you wish to be added to our mailing list, please send a note to the Joburg Clivia Club at

We organise a talk at every meeting on various Clivia related topics and follow this with some tea and cake.

The majority of the subscription fee paid for membership, is used by the Clivia Society to produce the three Clivia News publications and the annual Yearbook.

If you would like to join the Joburg Clivia Club, e-mail Glynn at

Several members are willing to help with Clivia related problems and more information can be obtained from Glynn at

Meetings: These are held at the Garden World Nursery, Beyers Naude Drive, Muldersdrift. (M5 off the Pretoria – Krugersdorp Highway.)

Meeting Dates: The first meeting in 2017 will be held in February, date to be confirmed.

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