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Scientific Name: Gladiolus cv.
Pronunciation: glad-ee-OH-lus
Common Name: gladiolus
Family Name: Iridaceae
Plant Type: Flowering cut plant, Herbaceous perennial
Key ID Features:
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293


Habit: Stiffly upright
Form: Columnar
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.7 - 1.3m
Spread:0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Africa
Hardiness Rating: Zone 8a: (-12 to -9.5 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Cut flower or foliage
Additional Info: Google
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Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Basal
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Glabrous
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Linear
Apices: Acuminate
Bases: Sheathing
Margins: Entire

 
 
Inflorescence Type: Spike
Flower Morphology:
Corolla Shape:Funnelform
Colour (petals): White, Violet, Yellow, Orange, Pink, Red, Dark-red, (Also bicolors)
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Additional Info: Petals often with frilled margins.

 
Fruit Type: Capsule, Aborted (hybrids) or absent
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant
 
Bark or Stem Colour:
  
Organ Modifications: Corms
Propagation: Division - below ground parts
Pest Susceptibility: Deer resistant, Rabbit resistant, Blight or needle cast, Root rot, Whitefly or psyllids, Scale insects, Mealybugs, Thrips, Aphids or adelgids
 
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