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Gloriosa

Gloriosa, Climbing Lily, FLame Lily, Glory Lily, Fire Lily, Gloriosa Lily, Superb Lily, Creeping Lily, Gloriosa superba

Sophisticated, sometimes outrageous yet extremely easy to grow! Gloriosa Lilies are tuberous, tropical vines that perfectly fit this description. These high-fashion florist's flowers are known for their magnificent flowers with dramatically forward-reaching stamens and swept-back, ruffled petals so that the flowers appear to be moving forward at high speed. Borne in the upper leaf axils of long, spindly stems, the flowers bloom from late spring through fall then turn into wacky-looking ribbed seed pods. Enjoy a spectacular and colorful show by adding a Gloriosa Lily near the patio or entrance to the home.


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Gloriosa carsonii (Gloriosa Lily)

Incredibly beautiful, Gloriosa carsonii (Gloriosa Lily) is a deciduous, tuberous, tendril climber boasting magnificent mahogany-purple and lemon-yellow flowers with dramatically forward-reaching stamens and swept-back, ruffled petals. Borne in the upper leaf axils of long, spindly stems, the flowers bloom from late spring through fall then turn into wacky-looking ribbed seed pods.

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Gloriosa Lilies

Sophisticated, sometimes outrageous yet extremely easy to grow! Gloriosa Lilies or Climbing Lilies are tropical vines that perfectly fit this description. These high-fashion florists' flowers are known for their magnificent flowers with dramatically forward-reaching stamens and swept-back, ruffled petals so that the flowers appear to be moving forward at high speed.

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Gloriosa lutea (Gloriosa Lily)

Incredibly beautiful, Gloriosa lutea (Gloriosa Lily) is a deciduous, tuberous, tendril climber boasting vibrant lemon-yellow flowers with dramatically forward-reaching stamens and swept-back, ruffled petals. Borne in the upper leaf axils of long, spindly stems, the flowers bloom for up to six weeks from midsummer to fall then turn into wacky-looking ribbed seed pods.

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Gloriosa rothschildiana (Gloriosa Lily)

Incredibly beautiful, Gloriosa rothschildiana (Gloriosa Lily) is a deciduous, tuberous, tendril climber boasting magnificent crimson and yellow flowers, up to 5 in. across (12 cm), with dramatically forward-reaching stamens and swept-back, ruffled petals. Borne in the upper leaf axils of long, spindly stems, the flowers bloom from late spring through fall then turn into wacky-looking ribbed seed pods.

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Gloriosa superba 'Greenii' (Gloriosa Lily)

Incredibly beautiful, Gloriosa superba 'Greenii' (Gloriosa Lily) is a deciduous, tuberous, tendril climber boasting luminescent, pale creamy-green flowers with dramatically forward-reaching stamens and swept-back, ruffled petals. Borne in the upper leaf axils of long, spindly stems, the flowers bloom from late spring through fall then turn into wacky-looking ribbed seed pods.

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Gloriosa superba 'Himalayan Select' (Gloriosa Lily)

Incredibly beautiful, Gloriosa superba 'Himalayan Select' (Gloriosa Lily) is a deciduous, tuberous, tendril climber boasting magnificent, rich rosy-red and greenish-yellow flowers with dramatically forward-reaching stamens and swept-back, ruffled petals. Borne in the upper leaf axils of long, spindly stems, the flowers bloom from late spring through fall then turn into wacky-looking ribbed seed pods.

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