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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
$9.50
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
Exposure Bright Sun
Exposure Sun
Exposure Light Shade
Size Range 2ft - 3ft
Size Range 3ft - 4ft
Bloom Season May
Bloom Season June
Flower Color Red
Plant Size 24-36"
Common Name HARDY GLADIOLA
Pot Size 2-3/8"
Genus Gladiolus
Cut Flowers Yes
Fragrant No
Attracts Humming Birds Yes
Deer Resistant No
Rabbit Resistant No
Low Water No
Bog Plant No
Edelweiss Award No
Bare Root No
USDA Hardiness Zone 8: 20ºF through 10ºF
USDA Hardiness Zone 9: 30ºF through 20ºF
Fairy Gardening No
US Native No
Botanical Name Gladiolus cardinalis Hybrid
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