Gladiolus are together with dahlias, lilies and begonias one of the most important and popular summer flowering bulbs. They look beautiful in your garden and in the vase. Plant gladioli in groups for the best color brilliance.
- Location: Sun
- Soil type: Nutrient-rich, well-drained soil
- Flowering period: July / August / September
- Height: up to 1 m, gladiolus nanus up to 50 cm
- hardy: no
- Planting period: End of April / May
How to plant:
Full ground: 7 – 10 cm deep, 10 cm apart.
Jar: 7 - 10 cm deep, 10 cm apart.
Hibernate: Dig up the gladioli for the winter, break off the foliage and roots and let the tubers dry in a cool place for a week. Store in a dark, dry cool place over winter and replant in late April/May.