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Golden Gladiolus

Gladiolus aureus

Partial Shade
Moderate care


USDA zone


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. ZA Distribution: Western Cape.

Special features of Golden Gladiolus

Pot plant