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GLORIOSA

Commonly known as Climbing lily, Glory lily

Genus of one very variable species of climbing, tuberous perennial from woodland and forest, often by rivers, in tropical Africa and India.

Alkaloid-rich, and toxic, has long been used in many medicinal applications.

Further Reading....

  • Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging
  • Tuberous - perennial.
  • Caution, toxic if eaten, may cause skin allergy or irritant - These plants are toxic if eaten and may also cause a skin allergy, rash, irritation to eyes and skin. - take care when handling tubers.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - grown for its brightly coloured flowers. Good for growing through other plants.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids
  • Place of origin - tropical areas of Africa and India.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter - loam based potting compost with grit and plenty of light

Buy Varieties of GLORIOSA

GLORIOSA superba 'Rothschildiana'

GLORIOSA superba 'Rothschildiana'  >


Commonly known as: Climbing lily, Glory lily.
A tender climbing lily with spidery red flowers edged yellow
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