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Gladiolus recurvus hybrid 'Robinetta'
Common Name: Sword Lily Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Gladiolus 'Robinetta'' is a 1958 hybrid notable for its blousy, magenta flowers streaked with white. Hardy gladiola are an old garden favourite offering contemporary gardens ease of care and interest for collectors of increasingly scarce heirloom varieties. Taking little space to grow, they combine well with other plants and make excellent cut flowers. Bulbs require good drainage. Leave the foliage to nourish the bulb after cutting back the flower stalk and mulch in winter. Possibly hardy to zone 6b.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

Native Habitat:
Light, well-drained soil.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourMagenta
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
Height12-24" Bloom TimeLate Summer
Spread4-8" FragranceNo
Light ExposureSun Foliage ColourBluish Green Green
Soil MoistureAverage Stem Colour
Hardiness7-10 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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