Group 2 Whitianga Bay Gladioli
SHIPMENT DATE: Begins SEPTEMBER (Yams, Artichokes, Yacon and others in this category are sent out beginning in September) Orders received will be placed on a first come first serve basis.
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Family: OTHER (Amaryllidaceae)
Genus & Species: Gladiolus sp
Out of stock
Heritage Status: New Zealand
Bio-Region of Origin: Bay of Plenty
Quantity: A starter bag
Description: Perennial. These gladioli were found growing wild near Whitianga Bay in the Bay of Plenty and are a stunning old cultivar. The flowers are not as big as the more modern ones. The orange flowers with yellow centres colours are vibrant and make excellent vege garden companions. They hold their heads up without staking.
To help you decide which varieties will be best for you.
This excerpt from the Koanga Garden Guide is filled with valuable information.
Planting Instructions: Plant in the spring in full sun at 15cm depth and 12cm apart.