Gladiolus Byzantinus (Communis) Subsp. Italicus
Delivery: From end August
Soft pink coloured spikes. Byzantinus communis Italicus is a sub-specie of Byzantinus, and a paler version of the true species. Ideal for planting through mixed grasses in the wildflower meadow for a natural look or mix though hardy perennial plants. These early flowering gladioli are fully hardy but may need a little mulch over winter in extremely cold areas.
|Delivery||From end August|
|Garden Position||Sun, Partial shade|
|Height (Mature plant)||40 cm|
|Month of Blooming||June, July|
|Planting Time||Autumn, Winter|
|Planting density (per m2)||50-75|
|Planting position||Middle, Back|
|Special Features||Good for Cut Flowers, Naturalising, RHS Award of Garden Merit|
|Suitable for Pots||No|
|Type of Soil||Fertile, Well Drained|
This hardy gladioli are perfect for naturalising and meadow planting.