Lily of glory, Agnishikha, Kal lavi

Posted by on May 7, 2013 in Creepers & Climbers, flowering season M, semi shade, water generously | Comments Off on Lily of glory, Agnishikha, Kal lavi

Lily of glory, Agnishikha, Kal lavi
Scientific Name : Gloriosa superba
Family : Liliaceae
Common Name : Lily of glory, Agnishikha, Kal lavi
Description:
It is a medium size climber with very attractive flowers. After the monsoon the plant remains dormant till next monsoon. Though the plant is poisonous, it has medicinal properties. It is also suitable for semi shade locations.
Propagation : Seeds, root tubers
Longevity : Perennial

 

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