Gladiolus angustus is a species of gladiolus known by the common name long-tubed painted lady. It is native to the Cape Provinces of South Africa. This flower is an herb growing from a papery corm and reaching 30 to 60 centimeters in height. It has basal sword-shaped leaves with prominent midveins.
Gladiolus are the flowers associated with a fortieth wedding anniversary. "Gladiolus Rag" is the name of a rag composed in 1907 by Scott Joplin. "Gladiolus" was the word Frank Neuhauser correctly spelled to win the 1st National Spelling Bee in 1925.
Gladiolus italicus is a species of gladiolus known by the common names Italian gladiolus, field gladiolus, and common sword-lily. It is native to much of Eurasia and North Africa, but it is well-known on other continents where it is a common weed, particularly of cultivated fields and waste places.
Gladiolus palustris Gladiolus palustris, common name Marsh gladiolus or Sword Lily, is a herbaceous perennial plant belonging to the genus Gladiolus of the Iridaceae family. The Genus nane Gladiolus is the Latin diminutive of gladius, a sword, while the specific Latin name palustris, meaning growing in marshes, refers to the alleged environment of this species.
GLADIOLUS TRISTIS SEEDS - Plant World Seeds. A native of South Africa, this winter growing species has wonderful scent in the evenings which is absolutely heavenly in April when the greenish-white flowers open progressively up the long rush-like stems.
"Robinetta" gladiolus prefers slightly acidic to neutral, well-drained soil and thrives in full sun. This flower will bloom two to three months after planting if you water it regularly. For a continuous show of color, plant four to six corms every two weeks from mid-spring through early summer.
Gladiolus × colvillei Sweet is a hybrid Gladiolus cultivar.Common name: Scarlet Gladiolus. The original Gladiolus × colvillei was bred by the nurseryman James Colville of Chelsea, London from the southern African species G. tristis and G. cardinalis and first described in 1823; it is still cultivated.