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Byzantine Gladiolus

Byzantine Gladiolus

This is not your average gladiolus! Introducing Byzantine Gladiolus, a new addition to our already stellar lineup of traditional glads and other unique perennial plants. This striking heirloom glad features small, vivid magenta blooms that closely resemble orchids. Loads of these bright flowers cover tall, strong yet graceful spikes that never need staking. They make exceptional floral displays in full sun to part shade sites, such as mixed borders, seasonal cutting gardens and naturalized feature beds. Byzantine Gladiolus is easy to grow and is one of the most cold-hardy glads on the market. Plant in well-drained soil for best results. Bulb size: 6+ cm.
  • Hardiness Zones 6-9
  • Mature Height 20 - 24 inches
  • Bloom Time Early summer
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
  • Ship As6+ CM Bulb
  • Deer Resistant
  • Cut Flower
  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Naturalizes Well

We ship this item in Fall

Botanical Name: Gladiolus communis ssp.byzantinus

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SKU: #78852
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Product Details

  • Restricted States US:

    AE AK GU HI PR VI
  • Botanical Name:

    Gladiolus communis ssp.byzantinus
  • Ship As:

    Bulb
  • Size:

    6+ CM
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Bouquets, Container Gardening, Cut Flowers, Naturalizing, Showy Flowers, Deer Resistant, Attract Pollinator
  • Flower Color:

    Red, Pink
  • Flower Form:

    Spikes with funnel-shaped flowers
  • Foliage Type:

    Long strap-like leaves, medium green in color.
  • Mature Spread:

    4 - 6 inches
  • Spacing:

    4 - 6 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions:

    4" deep and 4 - 6" apart
  • Soil Moisture:

    Well drained
  • Will Tolerate:

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions:

    Only to cut back spent flower stems
  • Winter Care:

    Mulch +/- 2"
  • Planting Depth:

    4" deep
  • Watering Requirements:

    Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
  • Fertilization Requirements:

    Once per year
  • Special Care:

    Not needed

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K. van Bourgondien times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs and bareroots arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of North America.
We take advanced orders, and as the crops are harvested, our staff of K. van Bourgondien experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules. The type of product you order or the weather may affect the anticipated shipping schedule. Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states. What zone am I in?

Fall 2023 Shipping Schedule

  • Bulbs and Perennials
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3A - 6B September 4, 2023 December 4, 2023
    7A - 10B September 25, 2023 December 4, 2023


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Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August. General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.

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