This easily grown and superlative climbing lily bears very large, reflexed, frilled yellow and crimson flowers. Twining stems carry thin leaves which terminate in a clinging tendrils. This is an ideal plant for a sheltered garden or conservatory.
Sow seeds, covering them thinly, preferably in spring but can be at any time, in good light, at between 15 and 20 degrees C. Prick out small seedlings into 3 inch/8cm pots containing a John Innes, loam-based compost. Grow on before planting into a large container or sheltered spot outdoors, with climbing support, and be sure to protect them from freezing in winter.
Common name:Gloriosa Lily, Glory Lily
Seeds / gram:25 (Approx)