Salmon Colored Gloriosa

Makiko Goto-Widerman
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 15:54:00 PDT
An interesting story.  Yes, I will contact the Komoriya Nursery in Japan.
I've been asking the Agri Cooperative organization in Japan to sell the
pure white bulbs, but no success so far.  I thought the white color was
naturally made with recessive gene.  I heard white Gloriosa is weak and not

*Makiko Goto-Widerman*

On Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 2:51 PM Tim Chapman <>

> There was an article in one of the old IBS journals featuring Komoriya’s
> hybridizing work including Gloriosa.  He had developed a pure white and
> other colors many years ago.  I believe he had an exceptional offer for the
> rights to the pure white but a worker had accidentally shipped his few
> stock plants to another nursery.    He had double flowered types as well.
>  There is a pure orange cultivar that has been available wholesale for
> several years, so a lighter version of that does not seem unlikely, and
> probably could be easy to obtain just by growing out a decent number of the
> Orange Glory seeds (I think that’s the cultivar name).
> Tim Chapman
> >
> >
> > White seems to be available in Holland; as cut flowers.Crown Jewels
> Gloriosa's – Gloriosa lily range
> >
> >
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