About Flame Lily
Gloriosa superba is a slender, herbaceous vine grown from a thick tuberous rootstock. The leaves alternate or appear opposite and are simple, strap-like with a tendril-like tip. The flowers grow on long stalks and are 6-parted, yellow or red with wavy margins. The plant is highly toxic and may be fatal if eaten.
Also known as
Climbing Lily, Creeping Lily, Glory Lily, Gloriosa Lily and Tiger Claw
How to care for Flame Lily
Flame Lily needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Flame Lily love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Flame Lily does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Flame Lily after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.