Gloriosa superba (Glory Lily).

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Gloriosa superba (Glory Lily).

Post by mikhurram » July 2nd, 2015, 8:15 pm

Normally planted in April. Stems if its tubers are brittle and required staking which should be driven into the soil a foot away from the base of the stems, for if put nearer, there is fear of damaging the tubers. Preferably its tubers should be lifted around end of October at the onset of its dormancy period for storage in a dark room till middle of April.

An orange yellow variety grows naturally in areas close to Azad Kashmir.

Five tubers were purchased from Pride Seeds. Almost all have sprouted. Gloriosa lily requires superb drainage. My medium was bhall, fine sand and comost in equal proportions same as the one used for Adeniums.

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Re: Gloriosa superba (Glory Lily).

Post by Muhammad Arif Khan » July 3rd, 2015, 11:58 am

Mine from Pride have yet to sprout

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Re: Gloriosa superba (Glory Lily).

Post by M Farooq » July 4th, 2015, 8:14 am

Very interesting flower shape.

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Re: Gloriosa superba (Glory Lily).

Post by khabbab » July 6th, 2015, 11:32 am

Muhammad Arif Khan wrote:Mine from Pride have yet to sprout
Same here. :(
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Re: Gloriosa superba (Glory Lily).

Post by mikhurram » August 1st, 2015, 1:21 pm

Brig Sahib i bought 5 tubers and all have sprouted. My medium was same as the one i use for Adeniums and Bearded Irises which is 1/3 sand, 1/3 bhall and 1/3 compost (plant fert).

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Re: Gloriosa superba (Glory Lily).

Post by Muhammad Arif Khan » August 2nd, 2015, 10:14 am

mikhurram wrote:Brig Sahib i bought 5 tubers and all have sprouted. My medium was same as the one i use for Adeniums and Bearded Irises which is 1/3 sand, 1/3 bhall and 1/3 compost (plant fert).
Please post pictures when they bloom.

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Re: Gloriosa superba (Glory Lily).

Post by Muhammad Arif Khan » August 19th, 2015, 9:43 am

Muhammad Arif Khan wrote:
mikhurram wrote:Brig Sahib i bought 5 tubers and all have sprouted. My medium was same as the one i use for Adeniums and Bearded Irises which is 1/3 sand, 1/3 bhall and 1/3 compost (plant fert).
Please post pictures when they bloom.
Have they bloomed ?

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Re: Gloriosa superba (Glory Lily).

Post by mikhurram » August 25th, 2015, 11:46 am

Brig Sahib,

They bloomed but the data of images was lost. The blooms were similar to the ones posted above on July 2nd at the top of this page.

regards,

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Re: Gloriosa superba (Glory Lily).

Post by Izhar » August 25th, 2015, 12:59 pm

My only tuber from Pride seeds has sprouted now...

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Re: Gloriosa superba (Glory Lily).

Post by Muhammad Arif Khan » August 26th, 2015, 9:55 am

mikhurram wrote:Brig Sahib,

They bloomed but the data of images was lost. The blooms were similar to the ones posted above on July 2nd at the top of this page.

regards,
SO HE SOLD THE SAME THING AS A DIFFERENT VARIETY.
One of mine is three feet tall lets see if the blooms are any different.

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