This selection of giant sized gladioli is a bright rainbow mixture of colours, as illustrated, with colours ranging from white, through to startling red. Flowering from July until September, Gladioli bring a burst of colour and form to your summer border. This selection is easy to grow and excellent as a cut flower. Gladioli (the sword lily) are well known for their elegant, towering flower spikes that come in a dazzling array of colours and heights and they make excellent, long lasting cut flowers.
Gladioli are classic herbaceous perennials that grow from bulbous corms covered with fibrous papery skin and are very easy to grow given the right growing conditions. A sunny sheltered aspect is best for gladioli to thrive so any site other than north facing will work well. Great in flower borders, cottage gardens and pots. Ideal grown in rows on an allotment or in the vegetable patch to be used as cut flowers. Taller varieties of gladioli may need staking especially if you are growing them for cut flowers or for exhibiting at shows.
*Brookside Nursery Top Tip * Gladioli flower approximately three months after planting so for a continuation of flowers to pick throughout the summer months and into autumn, plant them in succession (batches every two weeks) from early May to July.
PLEASE NOTE Image displayed is for illustrative purposes only, what you receive could vary slightly in colour
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Brand: Brookside Nursery
Supplied as: 10 Corms
Eventual Height: 100cm (40")
Primary Flower Colour: Mixed
Flowering Period: July - September
Bulb Size: 12/14
Botanical name: Gladiolus communis