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FLAME LILY VINE HAS MORE THAN JUST PRETTY FLOWERS.

Gloriosa Superba Seed & Tubers

Gloriosa Superba Seed & Tubers

Specifications: Product Description Gloriosa superba (Lindl) Family: Colchicaceae Common names: Flame lily (E), isimiselo (Z), Vlamlelie (A) Gloriosa superba is a striking tuberous climbing plant with brilliant wavy-edged yellow and red flowers. There is also a more bushy, yellow-flowered form. The name Gloriosa comes from the word gloriosus, which means handsome and superba form the word superb clearly alluding to the beautiful flowers which appear from November to March. Naturally it occurs in semi-shade areas among bush on hillsides along the Cape coast, Natal, Swaziland, Northern Province, Botswana, Namibia, and Zimbabwe. Flame lilies are grown commercially for a chemical compound. They are also used by certain people to treat intestinal worms, bruises, infertility, skin problem and impotence. It is also said that sap from the leaf tip is used for pimples and skin eruptions .
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