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Gladiolus 'Velvet Eyes'

Rich, purple-red, overlaid with crimson in the three central petals. Classy and everyone's favourite in our new gladioli trial
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15 corms

30 corms

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Details:

Type
Tender Perennial
Position
Border (Back)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - October (3 months from planting)
Height
1.2m (4ft)
Common name
Sword Lily
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
15cm (6in)
Cultivation
Plant the corms 10cm apart and 10-15cm deep in clumps or lines. For containers, you can pack them in more closely. Plant a few every couple of weeks to give a succession of flowers through the summer and autumn.

Description

Rich, purple-red, overlaid with crimson in the three central petals. Classy and everyone's favourite in our new gladioli trial.

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Care Tips

Water regularly during growing season and stake tall varieties. 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.