Acidanthera (Abyssinian Gladioli)

Gladiolus murielae

Acidanthera (Abyssinian Gladioli)

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Star shaped and very attractive, a pure white colour with violet-carmine blotches in the centre, bearing long grassy leaves and tall stems, up to 60cm. These very sweetly scented flowers are incredibly popular and have won the RHS Award of Garden Merit. Several flowers are produced by each bulb. These can be treated as Gladioli but should be planted later, ideally late April/May. Supplied as 6-8cm bulbs.

Key Product Information

Season Interest Summer
Flower Colour WHITE
Foliage Colour GREEN
Preferred Location
  • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
  • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade
Positive attributes
  • Excellent for cut flowers
    cut-flower
  • Fragrant
    scented
  • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
    container
How Supplied 6-8cm Bulb

Key Product Information

Season Interest

Summer

Flower Colour

WHITE

Foliage Colour

GREEN

Preferred Location
Suitable for planting in sunny locations
sun
Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
part-shade
How Supplied

6-8cm Bulb

Flowering Time

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Available to buy

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Plant Size

Mature Height 60cm
Mature Spread 20cm
Plant Spacing 10cm
Annual Growth 60cm
Plant Spacing

10cm

Annual Growth

60cm

Mature Height

60cm

Mature Spread

20cm

Planting Plant at approx 10cm deep.
Soil Type Fertile, well drained
Planting

Plant at approx 10cm deep.

Soil Type

Fertile, well drained

Treat as for Gladioli but do not plant before the middle of April, beginning of May.
Water regularly once flowering begins.
  • Information
  • Key Product Information

    Season Interest Summer
    Flower Colour WHITE
    Foliage Colour GREEN
    Preferred Location
    • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
      sun
    • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
      part-shade
    Positive attributes
    • Excellent for cut flowers
      cut-flower
    • Fragrant
      scented
    • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
      container
    How Supplied 6-8cm Bulb

    Key Product Information

    How Supplied

    6-8cm Bulb

    Season Interest

    Summer

    Flower Colour

    WHITE

    Foliage Colour

    GREEN

    Preferred Location
    Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
    Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade

    Flowering Time

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Available to buy

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Plant Size

    Mature Height 60cm
    Mature Spread 20cm
    Plant Spacing 10cm
    Annual Growth 60cm
    Annual Growth

    60cm

    Mature Height

    60cm

    Mature Spread

    20cm

    Plant Spacing

    10cm

    Planting Plant in prepared soil, with a hole large enough to firmly hold the module.
    Soil Type Well drained fertile soil.
    Pruning Deadhead as necessary to prolong flowering.
    Planting

    Plant at approx 10cm deep.

    Soil Type

    Fertile, well drained

  • Planting & growing Instructions
  • Treat as for Gladioli but do not plant before the middle of April, beginning of May.
    Water regularly once flowering begins.