Gladiolus grandiflorus Andrews

Large-flowered Gladiolus

Family: Iridaceae

Genus: Gladiolus

Category: Bulb

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun


White to cream flowers with red markings in spring.

quote: Gladiolus with sword - shape leaves, nerved; flower-stem having mostly three flowers, and of the length of the leaves ; flowers grow upright, and very large; the segments of blossom are notched at the ends, waved, striped, and nearly of an equal length.] (Bot. Repos.)


Published in [pub;//BotP Bot. Repos.] 2: 118 in 1800.

Native to South Africa.


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