How to grow Gladiolus

Gladiolus grow and care – geophyte herbaceous of the genus Gladiolus also known as Sword lily or Gladiola, Gladiolus perennial deciduous used as ornamental cut flower plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-10.

Leaves color green in sward shape.

Gladiolus flower

Flower color can be: red, white, yellow, purple, pink or orange can be more than one color in the flowers, the flowers grow on stalk and start to bloom from bottom to the top.

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How to grow Gladiolus growing and care:

Well drained soil

What is the best way to start growing Gladiola:
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes if you want the same color

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring

Pests and diseases:
Spider mites, rust, thrips, aphids

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
When the leaves dies cut in the base of the plant

Size of the plant?
40-150 cm, 16-60 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Flowers color can be: red, white, yellow, purple, pink or orange can be more than one color in the flowers, the flowers grow on stalk and start to bloom from bottom to the top.

Scientific name:

Gladiolus

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