Gloriosa 'Rothschildiana'

For extraordinary exotic pots for a sunny corner, porch or conservatory, you just can't beat the Gloriosa lily. More
1 bulb 211308-1 £4.95 Delivery late February
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3 bulbs 211308-3 £13.95 Delivery late February
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For extraordinary exotic pots for a sunny corner, porch or conservatory, you just can't beat the Gloriosa lily. Beloved flower of artists for centuries, this is a total one off.

Genus Gloriosa
Group/Species superba
Variety 'Rothschildiana'
Type Tender Perennial Tuber
Common Name Glory Lily
Border Position Climber, Container, Indoor
Bulb Size 15
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 1.5-2.5m (5-8ft)
Spacing Plant 8-10cm (3-4in) apart and 7-10cm (3-4in) deep.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant three or four tubers into a 20cm (8in) diameter pot from March - May, plant 7-10cm (3-4in) deep with the shoot facing upwards. Use peat-free multi-purpose compost with plenty of grit incorporated. Place somewhere warm, a heated greenhouse or a bright windowsill above a radiator is ideal and keep the compost moist. As shoots appear tie them to supports.
Care Tips Keep well-watered and feed fortnightly with a balanced liquid feed and cut back top growth as it dies down. Ensure tubers are stored in a dry, frost-free place during the winter.
Flowering July - October
Harvesting Flower production: 4 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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