Gladiolus colvillei 'The Bride'

Gladiolus colvillei ‘The Bride’

Gladioli

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Flowers

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Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Gladiolus colvillei 'The Bride'
  • Common name: Gladioli
  • Family: Iridaceae
  • Plant Type: Bulb

Gladiolus colvillei ‘The Bride’ is a fantastic gladiolus, bearing pretty, delicate white blooms from late-spring to mid-summer. It’s perfect for growing in a mixed herbaceous border among more brightly coloured blooms, and makes an excellent cut flower.

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Grow Gladiolus colvillei ‘The Bride’  in moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Plant bulbs in autumn rather than spring. Not fully hardy, in cooler regions plants may benefit from a winter mulch of manure to protect the corms, or simply lift in autumn to overwinter. 

How to grow Gladiolus 'The Bride'

  • Plant size

    60cm height

    15cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front, middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist / chalky / alkaline / acidic

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Plant
Plant

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Do Plant in September

Do Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do not Divide in March

Do not Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do Divide in September

Do Divide in October

Do Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Gladiolus 'The Bride' and wildlife

Gladiolus 'The Bride' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Gladiolus 'The Bride' poisonous?

Gladiolus 'The Bride' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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