African gladiolus

Gladiolus dalenii

Papegaai-Gladiolus (Afr.), Khahla-E-Kholo (South Sotho)

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A gladiolus dalenii in bloom.
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Gladiolus dalenii and other Gladiolus species 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? ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Summer

Special features

Attracts birds

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil type

Loam

Soil PH preference

Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Uses

Personality

Family

Iridaceae

Flower colour

Red, Yellow, Orange

Credits

profile iconGladiolus dalenii
by Stemmer Ngalo, Free State NBG, April 2011 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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