Gladiolus carneus D.Delaroche

Painted Lady

Family: Iridaceae

Genus: Gladiolus

Category: Bulb

Zones: 9 to 11

Size: To 20" tall


Large, funnel-shaped pale pink or white flowers, often with dark linear to spear-shaped markings on the lower tepals.


Published in Descr. Pl. Aliq. Nov. 30 t. 4 in 1766.

Native to the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.

Synonyms Gladiolus blandus Aiton, also published in Bot. Repos. 2: 99 in 1800 and Gladiolus campanulatus Andrews, published in Bot. Repos. 3: 188 in 1801.

Native to South Africa.


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