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Another gladiolus


Another gladiolus (Gladiolus)

I moved this to the hot border last year - and it survived!



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Wow.......thats a beauty Spritz..........

28 Aug, 2009

 

It's more muted than that outrageously loud orange-and-yellow one, isn't it!

28 Aug, 2009

 

I'll say its WOW.....

28 Aug, 2009

 

Reminds me of cornish clotted cream and strawberrys.

Fabo !!!

28 Aug, 2009

 

LOL. Why does everyone want to eat my flowers???

28 Aug, 2009

 

Cause they look scrumsious lovely colours

28 Aug, 2009

 

just lovely!!!

29 Aug, 2009

 

That's a beauty. Is it on it's own or do you have a clump of them?

29 Aug, 2009

 

When I joined the RHS three years ago, I was given a freeby box of assorted bulbs and corms. I got 12 Gladioli, and planted them together. When they flowered, the colours were: some muted, some startling, but all different! So I moved the very bright ones over to the hot border last year - yes, they are together, in a clump.

Sadly, the beautiful pale mauve and deeper purple ones left in the original place didn't flower the second year. :-((

29 Aug, 2009

 

What a shame

29 Aug, 2009

 

I think I might get some in those colours, if I can. At least I know they are available - somewhere!

29 Aug, 2009

 

What a good freebie to get. Pity about the purple-y ones though. I like to see them all in a clump rather than straight lines.

29 Aug, 2009

 

Oh, so do I! Straight lines and my garden just don't mix!

29 Aug, 2009

 

Mine are just about to flower, at long last.will post in a few days.
Spritz is it worth joining the RHS?

29 Aug, 2009

 

Well, I think so - reasons?

1. Support for their research,
2. You get into the RHS Gardens free (and a selection of others, too!)
3. A good monthly magazine & sheet with plant offers, some unusual,
4. Advice if you need it on plant diseases or anything,
5. Advance notice of RHS Shows - and lower ticket prices.
6. Members' section on the 'Plantfinder' and 'Selector'

So that's why!

30 Aug, 2009

 

6 good reasons then.......thanks.

30 Aug, 2009

 

You're welcome!

31 Aug, 2009



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