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Gloriosa superba 'Rothschildiana' /Gloriosa Lily

Gloriosa superba 'Rothschildiana'  / Gloriosa superba 'Rothschildiana'
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Scientific Name: Gloriosa superba 'Rothschildiana'
Common Name: Gloriosa Lily
Plant Type:
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Yellow, Red
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Black
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: This tender bulb produces vining type growth. It climbs by tendrils on the tips of its leaves. In areas where it is not hardy, the bulbs should be dug when foliage dies down in fall and stored in peat moss and kept from freezing. It grows and flowers best where the day temperature are 70 to 80 degrees and the night temperature is 10 degrees F lower.