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.
  • 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
  • Toxic - Category B - CAUTION
    Toxic if eaten
    (People & Pets) also take care when handling tubers.

Buy Varieties of GLORIOSA

GLORIOSA superba 'Rothschildiana'

GLORIOSA superba 'Rothschildiana'

Climbing lily, Glory lily

a tender climbing lily with spidery red flowers edged yellow

 
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