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I planted three packs of gladioli earlier this year. One pack flowered beautifully and has died back, the second pack only produced two flowers, the third didn’t have any flowers at all. Does anyone have any suggestions as to what went wrong, please?




Perhaps you planted too many bulbs in one pot. The containers look small for the number of bulbs in them.

24 Aug, 2022


Loosestrife is spot on. The pots are far too small and you have wound up with very little compost in the containers to hold any moisture. Best grown in the ground next time where they can be spaced out a little and won't be in competition for moisture and nutrients.

24 Aug, 2022


yes I agree not enough water due to the smallish pots.

24 Aug, 2022

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