Flora Gladiolus Pack Of 5
Flora Gladiolus bulb
The Latin word gladius, which signifies a sword, is the source of the English word gladiolus. Due to its sword-like leaves, it is also known as "Sword lily." Gladiolus are well known for their stunning flowering spikes, substantial flowers, vibrant colours, variety of sizes, and long-lasting qualities. The colour selection in Gladiolus is amazing; about any colour is accessible, including nearly black, white, pink, violet, lilac, mauve, greenish, and smoky shades.
Common Name - Sword lily
Height - Up to 3 to 4 feet
Flower Colour - Orange, Pink,White, Yellow
Bloom Time. - Summer
Difficulty Level - Easy to grow
Planting and care
- To keep your soil moist and to prevent weeds, surround your gladioli with a 2 to 4 inch layer of mulch.
- Water your plants frequently during the summer if you receive less than an inch of rain per week.
- If not, water them sparingly when they are growing to keep the soil moist.
- Eliminate the faded/dead blossoms to promote ongoing regrowth.
- Cut off a stalk of flowers once all the blossoms have faded.
- Make sure to keep the plant whole so that it can develop and regenerate the corms for the upcoming season.
Sunlight - Full sun
Watering - If you get less than 1 inch of rain a week, water your plants regularly throughout the summer. Otherwise, water them moderately when in growth to keep the soil moist.
Soil - Gladiolus prefer well-drained and even sandy soil
Temperature - Minimum 10 degrees C and above
Fertilizer. - Use N-P-K fertilizer at the ratio 5-10-10 or 5-10-5.
Harvest Season - When cutting the flower stalk, leave at least four leaves on the plant to feed the corm for next year blooms. Immerse the cut end of the flower spike in water immediately after cutting.
- Gladiolus is the only flower that looks more beautiful in an arrangement.
- They are favoured choice flowers for all events, including weddings and funerals.
- Even though they are more commonly used as cut flowers, gladiolus can look lovely in flower gardens, especially when planted next to complementary flowers in groups.
- Gladiolus is the flower to use if you desire colour.Gladiolus is the flower to use if you desire colour.
- Almost every colour of the rainbow may be found in varieties, and many of them have frilly blossoms and bi-colored blooms.
- A flower stem with individual flowers that bloom from the bottom up emerges from the sword-like leaves.