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Gladioli 'Glamour' Collection

Gladioli, Sword Lily

New colour combinations

Easy to grow

Make superb cut flowers

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A new take on an old favourite! Thanks to innovative new breeding, producing new colour combinations with all manner of stripes and speckles - the possibilities seem endless! These sword lilies are so easy to grow; just plant the bulbs and forget about them until midsummer when you can enjoy the abundance of gladiolus flowers in borders or cut for a vase indoors. Height: 60cm (24")

  • Collection comprises:
  • Gladiolus 'Black Surprise' - Luxuriously rich, velvety black blooms.
  • Gladiolus 'Brown Sugar' - A bold shade of burnt orange that will certainly attract attention.
  • Gladiolus 'Green Star' - A fresh, contemporary shade of green provides a stunning take on these classic garden favourites.
  • Gladiolus 'Limoncello' - A contemporary Sword Lily with a citrus twist!
  • Gladiolus 'Tango' - Exquisite ruffled, mauve pink blooms.

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How to plant bulbs, corms and tubers

Culinary information: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Click here for more details about edible flowers.


30 gladiolus corms - 6 of each variety (KB8648)
15 gladiolus corms - 3 of each variety (KB9618)

March and April are the best time for planting Gladiolus corms. Plant them at a depth of 10cm (4"). Choose a sunny, sheltered position in well drained soil. Add well rotted manure or compost to improve drainage on heavy clay soils. Try planting gladioli in groups of five or seven for greater effect. Stagger planting over a few weeks for a succession of flowers throughout summer. Taller varieties may require staking with garden canes to support their tall stems.
Feed and water regularly throughout the growing season. After flowering, allow the foliage to die back naturally as this will help to feed the corms for next years growth. Corms should be lifted, cleaned and dried off during autumn, removing any remaining foliage. During winter store corms in a cool, dry place away from risk of damp or frost. Replant in spring for another wonderful display.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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