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A grandiflora type with, as the name suggests, dramatic, huge and showy flowers in watermelon red with brilliant yellow throats. It truly glows in the border and vase.

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Genus Gladiolus
Variety Drama
Type Tender Perennial Corm
Common Name Gladioli
Border Position Container, Middle
Bulb Size I
Soil Type Acid, Chalky, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 1.2m (3ft 11in)
Spacing 15cm (6in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting 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 July - October (3 months from planting)
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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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Gladiolus 'Drama' reviews

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Reviewed 17th May 2019 by Ben

Plants arrived after a couple of weeks. Looked healthy. Packaging was excellent.

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Reviewed 4th April 2019 by Shan

Very good quality product - excellent communication