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Gladiolus cardinalis Hybrid

HARDY GLADIOLA

  1. Pot Size: 2-3/8"
  2. Height: 24-36"
  3. USDA Hardiness Zone: 8: 20ºF through 10ºF
  4. Season: May, June
  5. Exposure: Bright Sun, Sun, Light Shade
$10.00
Large, dark red flower with cream eyes

Despite that this gorgeous species is often found near waterfalls in the wild, it actually can live without it. How glad it is we'll never know but glad enough to thrive and bloom in our climate. This is the other plant just about everyone on our June 2011 open house strutted out of the greenhouse with. Like many Gladiolus species, this one's active growing season is winter and spring. In summer they'll go completely dormant and can be kept completely dry, but do tolerate summer water as well. For zone 8 a well draining soil is essential; a protected spot helpful. For zone 9a and warmer, well drained soil will do. Shipped in pots with at least 1 blooming-sized bulb with it's babies.

Despite that this gorgeous species is often found near waterfalls in the wild, it actually can live without it. How glad it is we'll never know but glad enough to thrive and bloom in our climate. This is the other plant just about everyone on our June 2011 open house strutted out of the greenhouse with. Like many Gladiolus species, this one's active growing season is winter and spring. In summer they'll go completely dormant and can be kept completely dry, but do tolerate summer water as well. For zone 8 a well draining soil is essential; a protected spot helpful. For zone 9a and warmer, well drained soil will do. Shipped in pots with at least 1 blooming-sized bulb with it's babies.

Products specifications
Botanical NameGladiolus cardinalis Hybrid
Common NameHARDY GLADIOLA
GenusGladiolus
ExposureBright Sun
ExposureSun
ExposureLight Shade
Plant Size24-36"
Bloom SeasonMay
Bloom SeasonJune
Size Range2ft - 3ft
Size Range3ft - 4ft
Flower Color (Group)Red
Pot Size2-3/8"
USDA Hardiness Zone8: 20ºF through 10ºF
USDA Hardiness Zone9: 30ºF through 20ºF
Cut FlowersYes
FragrantNo
Attracts Humming BirdsYes
Deer ResistantNo
Rabbit ResistantNo
Low WaterNo
Bog PlantNo
Edelweiss AwardNo
Bare RootNo
Fairy GardeningNo
US NativeNo
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