Gladiolus 'Sancerre'

Our favourite creamy white gladioli, with throats the colour of the classic white wine. This white gladioli is beautiful arranged on its own in any vase. More
15 corms 209089-15 £3.95 Delivery late February
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30 corms 209089-30 £7.95 Delivery late February
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Gladiolus 'Sancerre' is our favourite creamy white gladioli, with throats the colour of the classic white wine. This white gladioli is beautiful arranged on its own in any vase.

These are best planted outside from mid-April or in pots from early March, if kept frost free.

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Genus Gladiolus
Variety Sancerre
Type Tender Perennial Corm
Border Position Middle
Bulb Size 12/14

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Soil Type Acid, Chalky, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Shelter
Moisture Well-drained
Height 1.2m (4ft)
Spacing Plant 10cm (4in) deep and 10-15cm (4-6in) apart in clumps or lines
Care Tips Water regularly during growing season and stake tall varieties. Lift after first frosts. If you're growing in containers, stop watering at the end of summer and bring the pots indoors for the winter. Leave them in their pots or take them out and dry. Put them out again next spring after danger of night frosts has passed. Find out more advice about how to plant and grow gladioli corms.
Flowering June - August
Vase Life Remove the bottom leaves, I prefer to leave the spike tip as this is part of the plants appeal but removing it will encourage more flowers below.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
How to plant and grow gladioli

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Delivery

Bulb Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 1 week for delivery.

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Gladiolus 'Sancerre' reviews

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Reviewed 8th November 2018 by Sharon

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Reviewed 31st October 2018 by Pauline

Didn't flower this year, again it maybe the weather but have been great previously.

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Reviewed 20th September 2018 by Emma

The gladioli corms were great quality and size. We had good plants from all of them with lovely blooms.

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Rebecca

Big, strappy, greyish green leaves looked great in the border all summer and still look good now in late September. I’ve had very few flowers though - just a handful. The ones I did get were lovely and lasted very well, so I would definitely have another shot at growing them.

Suspect that my soil might have been too dry for them over this long, ho summer. The leaves looked fabulously healthy so I thought they were doing fine, but I’d water them more if growing again and hope for better results.

I’d probably plant them a little deeper next time too, as the ones that flowered did tend to fall over a bit and needed some staking.

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Anita

I only got one flowering this year...but it was amazing! so many flowers on the spike. But wonder why others did not flower as there were three in the same position as the one that flowered....others in different positions may not have had enough sun.

Reply from the Sarah Raven Team:

"Thank you for leaving your review. We are very sorry to hear of your disappointment with your Gladiolus and have refunded you for them."

Posted 7th November 2018

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Reviewed 13th September 2018 by Ben

Healthy specimens and have bloomed beautifully this Summer.