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Gladiolus 'Happy Weekend'


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Plant type

Summer/autumn blooming bulb

Flower colour





Half hardy

Skill level


Gladiolus 'Happy Weekend'

Plant details

Gladioli are popular garden plants, known as sword lillies because of their long, pointed leaves. Gladiolus 'Happy Weekend' produces tall spikes of apricot flowers. Hailing from the Mediterranean region, it is borderline hardy in this country. In warmer areas, it may survive outdoors all year round. But in colder parts, it is best to lift the corms each autumn to overwinter in frost-free conditions.

Family: Iridaceae

Genus: Gladiolus

Cultivar: Happy Weekend

Plant type: Summer/autumn blooming bulb

Flower colour: Orange

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline

Hardiness: Half hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 90cm

Spread: 10cm

Flowering period: June to August

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