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Gloriosa carsonii


Gloriosa carsonii has striking flowers with yellow rippled petals centred with burgundy-red.

Gloriosa carsonii is a species from East Africa with striking flowers with yellow rippled petals centred with burgundy-red. Gloriosa lily is hardy to zone 8 and possibly zone 7 if soil conditions are dry during dormancy. Try it under the overhang of the house or grow in a pot that is kept dry and frost-free over winter. All parts of the plant are poisonous so no salads!

Common Name: Glory Lily - [Summer B&B Pre-Order]

Family: Colchicaceae (The Bellwort Family)

Zone Hardiness: 8-11

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 4-6'

Width: 3-5'

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Vine

Bloom Time: Spring - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Hummingbirds, Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Savanna woodlands, grasslands, sand dunes.


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Tropical Africa

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