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Golden Gladiolus

Gladiolus aureus

Partial Shade
Moderate care


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A photo of Golden Gladiolus
A photo of Golden Gladiolus
Gladiolus aureus golden-yellow form (Graham Duncan)
Gladiolus aureus light yellow form (Graham Duncan)
Gladiolus aureus ripe capsules and seeds (Graham Duncan)

Golden Gladiolus Overview

Gladiolus aureus is a delicate, cormous plant, producing striking golden-yellow blooms in late winter and spring. Among South Africa’s many critically endangered geophytes, it is one of those closest to extinction in the wild.

Special features of Golden Gladiolus

Pot plant