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Italian Gladiolus

Gladiolus italicus

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

15cm

30cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Italian Gladiolus Overview

    This species of perennial will produce sword-shaped medium green leaves. The flowers are loose spikes of funnel-shaped pink to purple blooms in the summer.

    How to propagate Italian Gladiolus

    Seed

    You can propagate by seeds. The seeds should be sown in early spring in a cool greenhouse. Seed sown in early spring in a cool greenhouse will take 2-3 years to flower and may not breed true to type.

    Other uses of Italian Gladiolus

    Is suitable for cutting or for planting in mixed borders; most hybrids are also good for exhibition.