Little Turkey

Gladiolus alatus

Kalkoentjie

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Gladiolus alatus in Cape Fynbos. Cape Town.
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Gladiolus alatus is a very brightly coloured plant and will catch your eye wherever you walk, with its showy orange, yellow and green flowers. It populates the sandy flats of the Western Cape. ZA Distribution: Western Cape.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Spring

Special features

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Attracts bees

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil type

Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Iridaceae

Flower colour

Yellow, Orange, Green

Credits

profile iconGladiolus alatus
by Ricardo Riddles, Karoo Desert National Botanical Garden, May 2012 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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