Gloriosa Lily (Gloriosa superba 'Greenii')

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Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Plant Height: 6 feet
Leaves: Other: curly tendrils at leaf ends provide ability to climb and grasp trellis
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Green
Yellow
Other: more of a yellow-green
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Toxicity: Roots are poisonous
Other: whole plant is toxic, especially tubers
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Bulbs
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Preferred depth: 2" horizontally laid below soil line

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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 6, 2011 12:13 PM

Mine are grown in very large pots overwintered in basement dry.

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