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Gladiola: Gladiolus



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gladiola in large flower bed in newton

Family: Iridaceae

Above: row of pink gladiolas Below: orange flowers Use: beds, borders, containers
orange gladiola flowers close

Plant: bulbous corm to 3'

Origin: southern Africa to the Mediterranean

: 7 - 10

: brightly colored spikes bloom from the top down

Foliage: sword-like foliage

: sunny location in well drained soil. Plant groups of corms weekly in spring for a succession of summer blooms. 2008, Last Updated April 5, 2008