Gloriosa Lily

You can't help but be wowed by gloriosa lily's fantastical flowers. This climbing vine offers spidery blooms that look a bit like fireballs because the petals curve back and appear in glowing shades of red and yellow. While gloriosa lily is a tender bulb, gardeners in cold-winter climates can grow it by storing the tubers in a frost-free place for winter.

Gloriosa Lily Overview

Genus Name Gloriosa superba
Common Name Gloriosa Lily
Plant Type Bulb, Vine
Light Part Sun, Sun
Height 6 to 6 inches
Width null to 1 foot
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Chartreuse/Gold
Season Features Summer Bloom
Special Features Attracts Birds, Cut Flowers, Good for Containers
Zones 10, 11
Propagation Division
Problem Solvers Slope/Erosion Control
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