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Commonly known as Sword lily
Genus of about 180 species of cormous perennials from rocky slopes, seasonally dry grasslands and marshy areas mainly in South Africa, but also from the Mediterranean, the Arabian Peninsula, northwestern and eastern Africa, Madagascar and western Asia.
The colourful, showy spikes have been developed into over 10,000 hybrids and cultivars.
Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennialCormous perennial.
HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
Additional FeaturesGood to knowGrown for their spikes of funnel-shaped flowers.Pests & DiseasesSlugs, thrips, aphids, grey mould (Botrytis).Place of originMediterranean, Africa and western Asia
Soil ConditionsFertile well drained soil
Toxic - Category CHarmful if eaten(People & Pets)
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Spring Planting Osteospermums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing Summer Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing summer flowering Hemerocallis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Self-seeding aquilegia - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Supporting Plants - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading meconopsis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading Delphiniums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Feeding herbaceous peonies - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Overpotting Problems - Video Tip ondemand_video
Buy Varieties of GLADIOLUS
a cultivated form of the light to deep magenta gladioli which is often found wild in Cornish hedgerows or older cottage gardens