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Gladiolus Variety

(Gladiolus species)

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Note - there may be many different varieties or cultivars available of this plant and so the information here is generalised for this group. Some species may appear differently, flower at alternative times of year and may require different growing conditions.

Plant information and growing conditions

  • Plant Type
    Herbaceous Perennial, Bulb
  • Sun/Shade
    Full Sun
  • Months of Flowering
    May, June, July
  • Flower Colours
    Red, White, Pink, Purple
  • Petals
    Irregular, Tubular
  • Arrangement
  • Exposure
  • Aspect
    South, West
  • Soil Type
    Sand, Loam, Chalk
  • Soil Moisture
  • Soil pH
    Acid, Neutral, Alkaline

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