Gladiolus italicus grow and care – geophyte herbaceous of the genus Gladiolus also known as Sword lily or Gladiola, Gladiolus italicus perennial deciduous used as ornamental plant and used as cut flower, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-10.
Leaves color green in sward shape.
Gladiolus italicus flower
Flower color can be: magenta purple-pink the flower has 6 petals 3 in the top open 3 down connected, the flowers grow on stalk and start to bloom from bottom to the top.
Gladiolus italicus for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Gladiolus italicus 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: ? Spring Planting season: Spider mites, rust, thrips, aphids Pests and diseases: Pruning season: Autumn / Winter How to prune: When the leaves dies cut in the base of the plant Size of the plant? 0.5-1.5 m, 20-60 inches Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing / Medium growing Small amount of water / Average amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Spring / Summer Bloom season: General information about the flower Magenta purple flowers with 6 petals 3 in the top open 3 down connected, the flowers grow on stalk and start to bloom from bottom to the top. Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Spring flowers Summer flowers Flower colors Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Average growing plants Fast growing plants Plant life-form Deciduous Geophyte Herbaceous Perennial plant Plant Uses Floristry Ornamental plants Planting Season Plants sun exposure Watering plants Regularly water Small amounts of water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9