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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
  • Deer Resistant
  • Cut Flower
  • Naturalizes Well

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Botanical Name: Gladiolus communis ssp.byzantinus

#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
  • 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 arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of North America.
We take advance reservations, and then just as soon 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.
  • Bulbs and Perennials
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-10 September 14, 2020 December 7, 2020
  • German Iris
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-6 August 10, 2020 October 26, 2020
    7 August 10, 2020 November 9, 2020
    8-10 August 17, 2020 November 9, 2020
  • Amaryllis and Paperwhites
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-10 October 5, 2020 December 21, 2020
  • Fall Crocus & Colchicum
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-7A August 10, 2020 October 12, 2020
    7B-10 August 17, 2020 October 12, 2020
  • Hedges and Shrubs
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-6 October 5, 2020 November 2, 2020
    7-10 October 5, 2020 November 16, 2020

       Spring 2021 Shipping Schedule

  • Bulbs and Bareroot
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-4 May 3, 2021 May 31, 2021
    5A March 29, 2021 May 31, 2021
    5B March 15, 2021 May 31, 2021
    6A March 8, 2021 May 31, 2021
    6B March 1, 2021 May 31, 2021
    7 February 22, 2021 May 31, 2021
    8 February 15, 2021 May 10, 2021
    9-10 February 8, 2021 May 10, 2021
  • Tropicals (Elephant Ears and Crinum)
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-6 April 26, 2021 May 31, 2021
    7-10 March 29, 2021 May 31, 2021

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via USPS or FedEx.
Shipping Note:

Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.

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.

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.
Large orders may be shipped in more than one package. Your order confirmation will have an estimated shipping time. When your order is actually shipped you will be sent an updated shipping estimate. You may check your order status at any time on this website using your email or account number provided on your order confirmation. Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.
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