Gloriosa superba Rothschildiana
Gloriosa superba Rothschildiana also known asThe Climbing Lily or FlameLilynative in tropical and southern Africa to Asia is a highly decorative unique lily-like flowering climber with striking red flowers with gold markings. It’s an ideal plant for indoors. Blooms during the summer and becomes dormant during the winter.
Details Gloriosa superba Rothschildiana
- Climbs walls and fences
- Ideal houseplant
- Blooms: June – August
- Flower colour: red
- Full grown: 8 months
- Full grown height: 1 – 1.50 m
- Full grown width: 25 – 50 cm
- Plant location: sunny
- Plant depth: 5 cm
- Plant spacing: 10 cm
- Harmful if eaten
- Preferred soil: Well drained
How to take care of Superba Rothschildiana
Plant Superba Rothschildiana horizontally not vertically just below the surface of the pot. Add a little gritty sand to aid drainage as Superba Rothschildiana must not sit in waterlogged soil or they will rot.
Superba Rothschildiana is a climber so give support with a frame (or you can grow it up another tall sturdy plant. Superba Rothschildiana blooms throughout the summer and prefers a sunny to partially shady position in your conservatory or a cool greenhouse.
Keep Superba Rothschildiana it moist but well drained in rough, rich soil. When the vine is well on its way, it responds well to feeding with a liquid fertiliser. Stop watering and feeding in the autumn and keep the tubers dry and frost free during the winter.
WARNING: Harmful if eaten.