Gloriosa superba growing vine herbaceous with geophyte of the genus Gloriosa also known as Flame lily, Gloriosa superba perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental hedge plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate, tropic climate or and growing in hardiness zone 10+ as perennial (4-9 can grow but need to take the bulb in the winter to the house).
Leaves color green in oval shape.
Gloriosa superba flower
Flower color red, orange or pink with yellow in the base of the petal, the structure of the flower create like fire flame.
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Requirements for Gloriosa superba growing and care:
Rich soil, mulch in the beginning, well-drained soil, slightly acid soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Geophyte / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Can be invasive in the tropic
Spring / Summer / Autumn ( in colder area in the spring)
Pests and diseases:
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
Just for design and dead parts
Size of the plant:
2-4m, 6-12 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade / Full shade (with light)
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower:
Fire flame shape in red, orange or pink with yellow in the base of the petal, the structure of the flower create like
Alternative names: Flame lily, Climbing lily, Creeping lily, Glory lily, Gloriosa lily, Tiger claw, Fire lily