Gladiolus floribundus Jacq.

Gladiolus


Family: Iridaceae

Genus: Gladiolus

Category: Bulb

Zones: 8 +

Size: To 12" tall

Exposure: Sun

Description: 

White to cream or pale pink flowers with a dark stream in the center. Blooms in spring. Strap-like leaves.

History: 

Published in Collectanea (Jacquin) 4: 162 in 1791.

Synonym Gladiolus striatus Andrews.

Native to South Africa - the Cape region.

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