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Gladioli Bulbs (prices per 10 corms)

Large flowering Dutch Gladioli – 14cm+ corms

Planting can be done in succession from early March onwards to the end of May. The corns must be planted at least 15cm apart and will display much better if they are massed together. They should be planted 15cm below the soil; shallow planting encourages the flower spikes to topple and therefore requires staking. Height 90-120cm.

  • Amsterdam – White, Strong erect spike – £3.49
  • Bonfire – Fiery red and orange – £3.49
  • Buggy – Creamy white flowers with colourful yellow throats – £3.99
  • ChaCha – Lemon Yellow – £3.49
  • Cream Perfection – Cream with a hint of pink – £3.49
  • Esta Bonita – Carrot-Orange, mimosa yellow blotch – £2.99
  • Green Star – Lime Green – £3.49
  • Homecoming – White with purple lip – £3.49
  • Live Oak – Eye-catching bright orange – £3.99
  • My Love – Pink shaded rosy -white – £2.99
  • Perry – Pink and white with a deep magenta throat – £3.99
  • Topaze – Orange, red centre, ruffled – £3.49
  • Zorro – Dark red, velvet glow – £3.49

Gladioli Dutch Butterfly – 12cm+ corms

This strain of small flowered Dutch grown Gladioli has become very populat. The florets are of extraordinary texture and the unique colour combinations make them outstanding for decorative purposes. They suit the present day smaller homes and are ideal for artistic floral work. Height 60-80cm

  • Break O’Dawn – White with sunny yellow centres – £2.99
  • Mademoiselle de Paris – Bright red with a broad white throat – £2.99
  • Safari – Creamy yellow with deep red throat – £2.99

Glamourglads –12cm+ corms

A breed of semi-dwarf hybrids which grow to just 60cm. The colours are remarkably strong and remain so throughout the flowers life. As well as being ideal garden plants they are especially good for patio containers, given their manageable size. Excellent as a cut flower, as they flower from bottom to top at the same time.

  • Alana – Yellow with vivid orange red edges – £3.49
  • Flevo Cool – Lavender blue with a creamy white throat – £3.49
  • Flevo Flash – Velvet scarlet red, darker towards the centre with a white stripe –£3.49
  • Flevo Frizzle – Light purple and deeper violet blotches throughout – £3.49
  • Flevo Gipsy – Pinkish red with delicate white stripes – £3.49
  • Flevo Laguna – Unique bi-colour green/yellow with purple edges – £3.49
  • Silvia – yellow with red markings – £3.49

Early Flowering Dwarf Gladioli nanus – Hardy 10cm+corms

For planting under glass can be planted outside in a sheltered spot, protected against severe weather conditions. Hardy apart from in the far North. Height 40-50cm.

  • Claudia – Crimson red with yellow striped throat – £3.49
  • Nymph – Pure white with red blotch – £3.49
  • Robinette – Currant red, creamy edged stripe on lowest petal. – £3.49

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