Gladiolus 'Thalia'

Gladiolus ‘Thalia’

Gladioli

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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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 not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does 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

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

Pink

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 ‘Thalia’ produces tall spikes of incredible purple blooms, with a deeper purple blotch in the throat. It’s strong stems make it an excellent choice for cutting and exhibiting, as well as garden cultivation. 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. Hailing from the Mediterranean region, Gladiolus ‘Thalia’ is frost tender. Lift the corms each autumn and overwinter them in frost-free conditions.

How to grow Gladiolus 'Thalia'

  • Plant size

    90cm height

    10cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    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.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not 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 not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does 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 'Thalia' and wildlife

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

Is Gladiolus 'Thalia' poisonous?

Gladiolus 'Thalia' 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