Gladiolus 'Oracle'

10 corms £4.99
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Buy Gladiolus 'Oracle' gladioli bulbs: A Large-flowered gladioli variety with darkest crimson flowers

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to September
  • Hardiness: half hardy (will need winter protection)
  • Bulb size: 12/14

    The large, velvety blooms with a tropical clash of colour make ‘Oracle’ an incredibly showy herbaceous perennial. Beautiful in cut flower arrangements, these strong, erect floral spikes rise above pointed sword-like leaves, each one containing up to 12 buds which flower over a period of two weeks. Easy to grow, this gladiolus will be a dramatic addition to a contemporary garden, perhaps in front of a taupe or grey painted fence to show off the incredible blooms.

  • Garden care: Plant corms 10-15cm (4-6in) deep and 25cm apart on a bed of sharp sand to aid drainage. In frost-prone areas, lift them when the leaves turn yellow-brown and store the corms in a dry, frost-free place over winter.

  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs

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