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Approximately 30.00 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.
B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Gloriosa superba is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - perennial climber
Flower or inflorescence:
ORANGE-RED - YELLOW in summer, beaut. cut-flower
(good in sun or semi-shade)
climbing tendrils at lf. tips....(use deep pots, sow in spring)
|Height, in meters: 2.5
Height, in feet: 8.25
|Gloriosa superba seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
| Parts of Gloriosa superba are considered toxic.
Synonyms (alternative names) for Gloriosa superba:
|Clinostylis speciosa, Gloriosa abyssinica, Gloriosa carsinii, Gloriosa homblei, Gloriosa hybrid, Gloriosa lutea, Gloriosa plantii, Gloriosa rothschildiana, Gloriosa simplex, Gloriosa speciosa, Gloriosa virescens,|
Common names for Gloriosa superba:
|(folk:zulu drink root powder for impotency(v.toxic, (tox:colchicine), Buch Nak Hindi, Climbing Lily, Creeping Lily, Dorng Dueng, Flame Lily, Flame-lily, Glory Lily, Glory Lily, Glory-lily, Kalihari, Kembang Djonggrang, Langali, Langalika, Lirio de Malabar, Malabar Glory Lily, Malabarische Methonika, Prachtlilie, Superba del Malabar, Superbe de Malabar, Turk's Cap, Ulat Chandal, Ulatchandral,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|6||: Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List|
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|34||: Oriental Herb and Vegetable Seed List|
|Not all Oriental Herbs are Culinary, or even edible. Be sure to correctly identify and prepare all herbs and vegetables before use.|
|36||: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic|
|Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.|
|37||: South African Native and Introduced Plants|
|39||: Climbing Plant Seeds|
|44||: Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties|
|107||: South West Asian Native Plant Seeds|
|131||: Toxic Plants|
|Some of the deadliest known poisons are found in plants. Some major food plants, eaten by millions of people every day, have toxic parts.|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
|192||: Tropical Commercial Selection Trees Shrubs and Flowers|
|699||: Ayurvedic Medicinal Herbs|
|720||: Fire Resistant Plants|
|Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.|
|952||: Wholesale Selection|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Gloriosa superba seeds will usually germinate in 30 days.