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Gloriosa modesta

Gloriosa modesta
Two-year-old plant in April

Synonym(s) Littonia modesta
Family colchicaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z9-11)
Flowers yellow (summer)
Size 3'
Light sun-part shade
From seed Pacific Bulb Society: fresh seeds germinate easily, in room temperature conditions, about 6 weeks

Summer-flowering climber, clambering through nearby plants to a height of about 3 feet. Six-petaled butter-yellow flowers produce pods holding large red seeds.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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