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Gladiolus ‘Dark Red’

Gladiolus Dark Red is a stunning shade of red, making a bold statement in the garden or bouquet.  Gladiolas are a garden favorite, due to their elegant flower spikes and sword like foliage.  They are easy to grow and require little maintenance.  Their long stems allow you to grow armloads of flowers, making them perfect for small spaces and container gardens.  Gladiolas are a stunning cut flower and typically last a week or more in a vase.  They also make a beautiful addition to a shrub border or perennial garden.

These bulk flower bulbs include a Bulk Flower Bulb Display Box with eye-catching POP on the front; an excellent space saving solution!

Includes:

  • Bulk Flower Bulb Display Box
  • Flower Bulbs
  • Pot Tags

Display Box Dimensions: 6”w 4.75”d x 14.5”h

Availability

# Description Qty per Unit Units Available Price/Unit
Bulk
GL101BIN Gladiolus 'Dark Red' 50 17 $22.00

Plant Details +

Size Jumbo
Height 30-40"
Spacing 5"
Hardiness Zones 7-10; Annual in 2-6
Exposure Full sun
Foliage Green
Flower Dark red
Bloomtime Midsummer to Fall

Planting/Care Instructions +

Planting Instructions: 1. Dig a hole 4-6" deep. 2. Place corm in hole, pointed side up. 3. Cover with soil and water thoroughly. Plant in the spring, after the ground warms to about 50º F. Gladiolus will grow in any good garden soil but do need full sun and good drainage. Plant 4" deep in clay soils, 6" deep in others; the deeper the planting the less need for staking. Stake for best appearance and straightest stems. Space planting times at two week intervals from early spring to late June to ensure a continuation of mid and late summer blooms. Increase water and fertilizer when flowers begin to develop.