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Gladioli hybrids, Mixed Summer flowering corms x 13 (Baker’s Dozen). (July-Sept delv only)


Gladioli hybrids, Mixed Summer flowering corms x 13 (Baker’s Dozen). (July-Sept delv only)

$22.88 $17.50

In stock (can be backordered)


GLADIOLI Mixed Baker’s Dozen (13) plants/bulbs (June-Sept supply)

Botanical Name: Gladiolus x hybrid
Family Name: Iridaceae
Plant Type:
Size: 1.5m H x 15cm W
Positioning: Full Sun, Wind Protection
Planting Width: 10cm Depth: 7cm
General Information:
An elegant cut flower, Gladioli can be planted late Autumn, Winter & Spring. In very cold climates plant the corms after the danger of frost is over. Gladioli flower around 100 days after planting. Well drained light soil is best; improve heavy soils by adding organic matter. Plant corms with flat side facing down. Do not over water however keep moist during the growing period.
Corms can be dug 4–6 weeks after flowering or as soon as the leaves yellow late Summer/Autumn. After digging, store in a cool, dark, dry, airy place and dust with an insecticide to prevent thrips.
Dislikes frost, fresh animal manure, boggy ground.
Pests: Aphids and thrips. Dust with an insecticide if thrip damage is noticed (streaking of leaves, damage of flowers), and if problem persists, make sure new bulbs are planted in a different part of the garden.
NB: Extreme heat can cause similar symptoms to thrip damage on flowers.
Ideal for tall background colour and perfect cut flowers.
Tips: Pick flowers by taking a knife down along the stem then twisting across the stem
at the required length.
This method will help ensure that the foliage is left, allowing the bulb
to continue growing. For long vase life, flowers should be picked as the first floret opens.
Supplied as dormant Corms/Bulbs for Spring/Summer/Autumn flowering.
Orders despatched during June-September only.

**Please note: "2019 Spring Peak Period" - Deliveries are Fully booked out between 7th to 31st October 2019, Nursery and office closed as well during these dates with limited phone and email as we work through it - Sorry! Other dates also filling fast. Please get in early for orders/deliveries/pickups before or after then. Happy Planting everyone! Kind Regards Brendan, Elissa, Rachel and the team.