GLADIOLUS TRISTIS CONCOLOR

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GLADIOLUS TRISTIS CONCOLOR

$3.62 / packet

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Description

From high on the open grassy slopes of the African mountains come these sizeable, exquisite, fragrant, cream-coloured flowers, which open in succession on spikes. Spreading by corms or seeds, they make superb specimens in any well-drained and preferably warm garden, with the perfume being much more overpowering at night.

Sowing Advice

Sow seeds at any time covering them with compost or grit 5mm deep, in a cool, well-lit spot outdoors. Artificial heat is not needed and can prevent germination. Many species will only germinate in the spring after a good chilling or freezing in the moist seed tray in the winter. Grow on seedlings in small pots before planting out into sharply draining compost in a pot, or the open ground in a well-drained spot.

Key Facts

Family:Iridaceae

Common name:Ever Flowering Gladiolus, Lady of the Night or Marsh Afrikaner

Classification:Hardy bulb, Half hardy perennial, Hardy perennial

Height:60-90cm

Packet Content:20 seeds (Approx)

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