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Gladiolus (cultivars)

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  • Annuals, perennials and bulbs
Gladiolus cv.
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Onglets

Botany

Origin and description

Spacing: 15 cm
Height: 45 to 150 cm
Depth:
10 to 15 cm

Common name

Gladiolus

Latin name (genus)

Gladiolus

French common name

Botanical family

  • Iridaceae
Horticulture

Growing conditions

Gardening tips

Spring (see also Canna)

The corms can be left in tepid water for a night before planting them.

Fall (see also Canna)

The corms must first be left to dry for ten to fifteen days at a temperature of 27°C. If the temperature is only 21°C, for instance, the corms dry more slowly and may rot.

They are then separated and stored on wire-grill trays in a dry and well-ventilated area between 4°C and 10°C.

Pruning and maintenance

Planting: End of April or early May

Storage: September

See also

Pests and diseases
Physiological disorders

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