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Gladiolus papilio 'Ruby'

A highly sophisticated species form with beautiful, crimson flowers on tall, arching stems. More
1 x 9cm plant 511040-1 £6.50 Delivery late February
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3 x 9cm plants 511040-3 £15.95 Delivery late February
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A highly sophisticated species form with beautiful, crimson flowers on tall, arching stems. Less blousy than some of its contemporaries and lovelier for it.

Genus Gladiolus papilio
Variety Ruby
Border Position Middle, Front
Soil Type Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 80cm (31in)
Spacing 25cm (10in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant out in spring in well-drained , sheltered position or container.
Care Tips Protect the crown with a generous mulch in Autumn. If grown in a container, move into greenhouse and keep dry over Winter. 
Flowering July - August
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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How to plant and grow gladioli

Our guide to growing these magnificent cut flowers - easy to grow and perfect for cutting.

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