Gladiolus 'The Bride'

10 corms £5.99
available to order from winter 2021
30 corms £17.97 £15.00
Quantity 1 Plus Minus
Buy Gladiolus 'The Bride' gladioli bulbs: Upright sprays of pure white flowers

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: May to July
  • Hardiness: half hardy (will need some winter protection)
  • Bulb size: 8+

    Pure white star-like flowers open from the base of the upright spike from late spring to early summer, creating an elegant effect above the strap-shaped foliage. Their vertical silhouette will add structure to the herbaceous border, but they are equally happy in a good-sized pot on a sunny patio. The flowers make excellent additions to a vase too.

  • Garden care: Plant corms 10cm deep and 10-15cm 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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when do these need to be planted if they flower in may?


Hello, Ideally they should be planted in spring, but they do need to be protected from frost, so need be grown on in a greenhouse or other frost-free environment. As for flowering in May, it is difficult to be too specific as this will largely be determined by the weather, however if you want to give it a go, you should pot them up as soon as possible.


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