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Gladiolus

THe Mead Nursery - Gladiolus communis Ssp. Byzantinus

Gladiolus communis ssp. byzantinus

Magenta flowers with white centres, in summer. Usually self-seeds if happy. Spreads well if planted deep, in a well drained position.

45 cm bulb|likes-sun

Gladiolus

The Mead Nursery - Gladiolus David Hills

Gladiolus ‘David Hills’

A Gladiolus papilio hybrid. Nodding flowers in early autumn, reddish-corally pink with pale yellow inner, really quite showy. Flowers better if planted deeply, in damper soil.

100 cm bulb|likes-sun

Gladiolus

The Mead Nursery - Gladiolus italicus

Gladiolus italicus

Rich pink flowers with white centres, in summer. Usually self-seeds if happy. Spreads well if planted deep, in a well drained position.

45 cm bulb|likes-sun|new-for-2018

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Gladiolus Murielae (syn. Acidanthera Murielae)

Wonderfully scented white flowers with maroon centres, in early autumn. Not fully hardy, so either lift after the first frosts, or enjoy in a pot and dry over winter. Late to emerge in spring. 

110 cm bulb|likes-sun

Gladiolus

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Gladiolus Papilio Yellow Flowered

Nodding sulphur yellow flowers, in late summer with inner markings. Flowers better if planted deeply, in damper soils, in sun. Very rare and very slow to clump up.

100 cm bulb|likes-sun

Gladiolus

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Gladiolus ‘Ruby’

Much thicker stems than straight Gladiolus papilio, but has the characteristic nodding flowers, a good strong ruby-red in July. Flowers better if planted deeply, in damper soil. Still fairly rare.

100 cm bulb|likes-sun

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Gladiolus Tristis

Creamy yellow flowers in April-May, which are noticeably scented in the evenings. Not fully hardy, so best grown in a pot and kept under cover in the winter. Likes a gritty, well-drained compost.

70 cm bulb|likes-sun

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