Gladioli Essential

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12-14cm Corms
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  • Suitable for planting in sunny and partially shaded locations
  • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
  • Excellent for cut flowers
  • Summer flowering time
  • GREEN foliage colour
  • WHITE flowering Colour

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Product Description

A traditional large flowering Gladioli, Essential is a very sophisticated variety and pure white in colour. Also known as the 'sword lily' due to its blade-shaped foliage, the Gladioli plant is celebrated for its upright, statuesque habit and flamboyant blooms and sturdy flower spikes which appear between June and August for guaranteed drama and impact. They will grow to a mature height of 90cm making it the perfect way to add height and dimension to your floral display. Height 90cm. Illustrated here with Green Star (lime green variety). 12/14cm corms supplied.

Plant Size

Mature Height 90 cm
Mature Spread 30 cm
Plant Spacing 15 cm
Annual Growth 90 cm

Planting Notes

Planting Plant at approx 15cm deep and 15cm apart.
Soil Type Well drained, light, sandy soil

Growing at a glance…

Plant gladioli about 10-15cm deep and about 10-15cm apart, in fertile/well drained soil in autumn or spring. When planting in a heavy soil, place some sand underneath each corm to help with drainage. You can water regularly as the growth begins to appear and you can dead head when flowers begin to die off, though make sure to leave foliage to grow throughout the summer. In late autumn when frosty and cold nights are likely to return, you should lift and dry the corms and store over the winter in a frost free shed/garage until ready to plant again next year.

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