Cultivars and Breeding of Gloriosa
Gloriosa is a bulbous climber of the Liliaceae that grows wild in tropical regions and Africa. Recently, cut flowers and potted plant have become commercially available in Japan. Over 10 cultivars including one major cultivar, G. superba ‘Rothschildiana’, are grown. The following are cultivars that are grown in Japan. The characteristics of each cultivar are briefly described below.
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