These magnificent flowers add structure and elegance to the border. Discover Sarah's favourite classy and unusual varieties.
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    Hollywood Gladioli Collection

    A purposeful clash between scarlet 'Magma', the rich and velvety 'Espresso' and purple-black 'Belle de Nuit', in this new collection we trialled in 2016. It's glamorous, luscious and bright. This collection includes: 'Belle de Nuit' 'Espresso' 'Magma' This can be gift wrapped in our exclusive…

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    Velvet Gladioli Collection

    It's hard to beat this classy mixture of the three most superb textured and coloured gladioli. The corm collection includes 15 or 30 corms each of: Gladiolus 'Evergreen'

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    Chocolate Orange Bulb Collection

    Plant this classic, Dutch cut flower farm dahlia 'Blitzer' with almost-black gladioli 'Espresso', a great contrast in form and colour but a match with the dahlia's rich coloured stems. This collection contains:

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    Jewel Gladioli Collection

    There's a whole new generation of gladioli currently emerging in smoky, unusual, anything-but-garish colours. These are four favourites from our Perch Hill trials last summer. This collection contains 15 corms each of:

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    Perfect Petite Gladioli Collection

    I love dark velvet purple gladiolus but they can be a little sombre growing, or in a vase on their own. Here I've mixed some brightness and contrast into this collection of the smaller flowered, more delicate Flevos. This collection contains 15 corms each of:

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    Pure Silk Gladioli Collection

    I can never turn my back on my core favourite colours: crimsons, magentas and purples, all mixed up together in this pure silk velvet collection. This collection contains 15 or 30 corms each of: Gladiolus 'Velvet Eyes' Gladiolus 'Violetta'

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    Pure Vintage Gladioli Collection

    It's not just in clothes that vintage is what we're after, grow flowers in these 1970s colours too. My favourite new collection. This collection contains 15 corms each of: Gladiolus 'Bimbo'

Gladioli Bulbs at Sarah Raven

These are top size gladioli corms and will be sent with full growing instructions.

I couldn’t be without gladioli, but you have to go for the classy and unusual varieties. I love them lining the path with dahlias, or shoulder to shoulder in the cutting garden. I try to plant fifteen gladioli bulbs every couple of weeks to give a succession of flowers through summer and autumn.