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Wild Gladioli

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By Gattina


Wild Gladioli

I bought these bulbs last year from a supplier and planted them round about December. I was astounded and slightly annoyed to find the banks and verges hereabouts covered in the TRULY wild ones this month.



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C'est la vie Gatt . . . but yours are still pretty!

10 Jun, 2013

 

Very pretty indeed!

10 Jun, 2013

 

Thank you! I don't ever remember seeing these for sale before.

10 Jun, 2013

 

They are lovely..

11 Jun, 2013

 

How lovely, G....they do look so in keeping with their natural surroundings.

11 Jun, 2013

 

Are they Gladiolus Byzantinus Gattina? I have some in the front garden but they only flowered once, really must move them :o)

11 Jun, 2013

 

Oh, aren't they gorgeous? Love the colour :)

11 Jun, 2013

 

How annoying when you see them already growing in the wild,Gattina..never mind,your's will be a superior quality ! :o) x

11 Jun, 2013

 

I read something online that suggested that in America you are encouraged to go and dig them up from the wild to plant in your garden, which rather shocked me. I do so hope that they flower again next year, Annella, yes, I think you're right: they must be G. Byzantius.

11 Jun, 2013



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