Gladiolus are available with flowers in a huge range of colors, including apricot, blue, burgundy, pink, gold, red, orange, and white, as well as multicolored varieties.
It is sometimes called the sword lily. A great cutting flower, gladioli look beautiful in midsummer bouquets. Height ranges from 2 to 5 feet. Their stems are generally unbranched, producing 1 to 9 narrow, sword-shaped, longitudinal grooved leaves. The flower spikes are large and one-sided. They are united at their base into a tube-shaped structure.
Gladiolas bulbs submerge in the water until they do not germinate well. After germinated bulb is planted in the potting mix. Keep the plant where the maximum sunlight is available. Watering should be done early in the morning if the soil is dry.
Following are the suggested compositions for bulb plantation:
Special features: Attractive flower
Ornamental use: This flowering bulbous plant is used as the ornamental purpose.