Gladiolus 'Flevo Cool'

Gladiolus ‘Flevo Cool’

Gladioli

  • Botanical name: Gladiolus 'Flevo Cool'
  • Common name: Gladioli
  • Family: Iridaceae
  • Plant Type: Bulb, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Purple

Yellow

Foliage colour:

Green

Gladioli are popular garden plants, bearing long, pointed leaves from which tall flower spikes emerge in summer. They’re perfect for growing in a sunny herbaceous border and make excellent cut flowers.

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Gladiolus ‘Flevo Cool’ is a semi-dwarf hybrid, bearing spikes of incredible purple and yellow flowers. Perfect for cutting. For best results grow in well-drained soil in full sun. Water well during the growing season and stake plants before the flower spike emerges.  Frost tender, lift the corms each autumn and overwinter them in frost-free conditions.

How to grow Gladiolus 'Flevo Cool'

  • Plant size

    60cm height

    20cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

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

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Gladiolus 'Flevo Cool' and wildlife

Gladiolus 'Flevo Cool' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Gladiolus 'Flevo Cool' poisonous?

Gladiolus 'Flevo Cool' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People