Tropical Gardens UK: How to Overwinter the Glory Lily - Gloriosa superba

If you can get hold of one, the Glory Lily - Gloriosa superba is arguably one of the most exotic of all ornamental flowering garden plants which you can grow outside here in the UK. However it is not hardy! Be that as it may, it is extremely easy to overwinter so check out this video where English horticulturist Simon explains how he overwinters the root tubers year on year to ensure yet another season of amazing summer displays.

You just need to keep an eye on forecasted freezing temperatures so that your tubers are lifted cleaned and stored in a frost free area until suitable planting conditions return in the spring.

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