Return to the Bulbs Forum | Post a Follow-Up

Can Gloriosa lilies cling to a trellis?

Posted by steve22802 7a VA (My Page) on
Fri, Apr 3, 09 at 19:21

I'm planning ahead where to locate some Gloriosa lilies and I'm trying to figure out what type of trellis they will need. Do they have tendrils that can wrap around wire or rootlets that adhere to the surface of materials? Also, how tall should I expect the vines to grow in one season here in zone 7?


Follow-Up Postings:

RE: Can Gloriosa lilies cling to a trellis?


Well, it looks like you need to do the vine's work :-\

But it also looks like it'd be worth it!

RE: Can Gloriosa lilies cling to a trellis? the picture it looks like they are tying the vines to the trellis. Guess I'll have to help guide and fasten them as needed.

RE: Can Gloriosa lilies cling to a trellis?

Gloriosas are interesting in that they cling to supports using tendrils that extend from the distal ends of their leaves; I've never needed to tie mine up, but I lean them against the stems of shrubs and small trees to get them headed in the right direction initially.

 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!

Return to the Bulbs Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.

Learn more about in-text links on this page here