Gloriosa Rothschildiana XL Size Tuber

€ 6,95 (including VAT 9%)
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Product code NG14715

Gloriosa Rothschildiana XL Size Tuber

Contents 1 tuber per package

Height: Up to 150 cm climbing plant.

Comments: Gloriosa Rothschildiana has beautiful flowers, its exotic flowers grow independently on a long stem that is bent at the end. their heads hang down, but the 5 to 9 cm long flaming red and yellow petals are turned back upwards. The long yellow stamens point outwards and give the flowers an otherworldly appearance. After flowering, green three-part fruits emerge, and the bright red seeds within are also a feast for the eyes.

Care for Gloriosa Rothschildiana:

The care of the Gloriosa tuber is quite simple. Here are some important points to keep in mind. Plant the Gloriosa tuber in well-drained soil. Make sure that the tuber is about 5 cm deep in the ground. Place the tuber with the pointed side up.
Place the Gloriosa Rothschildiana in a location with plenty of sunlight. The ideal temperature for the Gloriosa Rothschildiana is between 18-24°C. Make sure the plant is protected from cold drafts and extreme temperatures.
Water the Gloriosa regularly, especially during the growing season. Make sure the soil is always moist, but not soaked. However, avoid leaving the tuber in water as this can lead to root rot.
Use a well-drained potting soil that is rich in organic matter. Provide the Gloriosa Rothschildiana regularly with a balanced liquid fertilizer during the growing season. Follow the instructions on the package for the correct dosage.
Gloriosa plants often need support because they climb with the help of tendrils. Provide a framework of sticks or some other form of support for the plant to hold on to.
If necessary, repot the plant in a slightly larger pot. Preferably do this in the spring, just before the growing period starts.
The Gloriosa plant, also known as the Beautiful Lily or Gloriosa lily, has an interesting history.
The Gloriosa plant originally comes from tropical areas in Africa and Asia, such as Madagascar, South Africa and parts of India. It is a climbing plant that grows in forests, grasslands and along river banks.
The Gloriosa plant was first discovered by European explorers in the 16th century. They were fascinated by the striking flowers and took seeds and tubers back to Europe.
The Gloriosa plant belongs to the genus Gloriosa and the family Colchicaceae. The botanical name "Gloriosa" is derived from the Latin word "gloriosus", meaning "glorious" or "beautiful", and refers to the striking beauty of the flowers.
In some cultures, the Gloriosa plant has been used for centuries for its medicinal properties. The tubers and roots are used in traditional medicine to treat various conditions, such as fever, inflammation and digestive problems.
The Gloriosa plant also has symbolic meanings in different cultures. In some African cultures the plant is associated with fertility and is used in rituals and ceremonies. In the language of flowers, the Gloriosa plant symbolizes pride, glory and beauty.
The Gloriosa plant has become popular as an ornamental plant because of its striking flowers. It is often used in floral arrangements, bouquets and gardens because of the vibrant colors and unique shape of the flowers. The history of the Gloriosa plant shows how this beautiful flower has been admired and valued for centuries for its beauty and medicinal properties.