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A picture of a Byzantine Gladiolus

Byzantine Gladiolus

Gladiolus communis ssp. byzantinus

Also known as

Turkish Corn-Flag, Cornflag, False Corn-Flag

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

10cm

50cm

Min

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Byzantine Gladiolus Overview

This is a common perennial that grows from a corm. The flowers of this species is a deep red-purple or pink with leaves that are sword shaped.

Common problems with Byzantine Gladiolus

How to propagate Byzantine Gladiolus

Division

Separate the cormlets when dormant