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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

 

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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