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Gladiolus communis subsp byzantinus

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Hardy bulb Hardy bulb
Flowers For Cutting/Drying Flowers For Cutting/Drying
Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest

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15 bulbs
Delivered by 03rd May 2021
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Once given as a sign of infatuation telling the recipient that they pierce the heart. gladiolus were named after the Latin word for sword Long and elegant stems sway in the breeze. Unlike traditional gladiolus their delicate and airy blooms are perfect in a natural setting amongst ornamental grasses or perennials. Flowering from late spring to early autumn you may wish to snip a few for the home as they have an excellent vase- life. H:60 cm. S: 8 cm. Grow in containers as swathes in borders or dot around for a more informal look in any well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. Hardy Bulb bulb size 6-8 cm.
Full Sun
Hardy bulb
8 CM
Summer Autumn
60cm (24in)
Flowers For Cutting/Drying Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest Drought Tolerant
Cottage Garden Cutting Garden
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HH - Half hardy - can withstand down to around 0C (32F).
T - Tender - may be damaged by temperatures below 5C (41F)
WT Warm temperate can withstand temperatures between 5-10 C (41-50 F)
ST Sub Tropical are happy in temperatures between 10-15 C (50 59 F)
TR Tropical can withstand temperatures above 15 C (59 F)

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