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By Sirwolf

Staffordshire, United Kingdom Gb

Does anyone know the name and type of this flower please, it has just grown in the border, I presume it must have seeded itself as we have certainly not planted it. The inside of the flower head is shaded a beautiful shade of purple.
Thanks for any information.

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I think it's a species gladiolus, possibly Gladiolus calliathus. No idea how it got there though - they grow from corms.

13 Nov, 2014


Sometimes called Gladiolus murielae and Acidanthera murielae. Corm must have been in another plant perhaps.

13 Nov, 2014


Thanks for the information, much appreciated

14 Nov, 2014

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