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Gladiolus longicollis

Kukhurupa, Umbejo

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Gladiolus longicollis has pale yellow to white, long-tubed, night-blooming flowers that are either uniformly coloured or mottled with brown and have a strong, sweet scent of carnation and cloves. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer, Spring

Special features

Attractive flowers

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil type

Sand, Loam

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Iridaceae

Flower colour

White, Cream

Credits

profile iconGladiolus longicollis
by Bathabile Ndlovu, KwaZulu-Natal National Botanical Garden, November 2017 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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