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Transkei Gladiolus

Gladiolus oppositiflorus

Also known as

Salmon Gladiolus

Full Sun
Advanced care
Tender

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A photo of Transkei Gladiolus
A photo of Transkei Gladiolus
A photo of Transkei Gladiolus
A photo of Transkei Gladiolus
A photo of Transkei Gladiolus

Overview

Gladioli are popular garden plants, cultivated in Europe for more than 250 years and renowned for their striking, colourful flowers. But did you know that these garden plants were grown from hybrids of wild gladioli native to South Africa? Gladiolus oppositiflorus, with its large, showy flowers is an important species in the breeding history of a number of Gladiolus hybrids, but is also an attractive garden plant in its own right.

Special Features

Pot plant