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    Large Flowering Gladiolus

    Explore the Large Gladiolus collection - Spring Flowering bulbs

    Gladiolus bulbs are one of the most popular spring-flowering bulbs, and for good reason. They're easy to plant and care for, and they produce showy, trumpet-shaped flowers in a wide range of colors. Our bulbs are available in a variety of colors, including pink, purple, red, white, and yellow, so you can choose the perfect shades to complement your existing garden decor. 

    Whether you're looking to add some color to your garden beds or to create a stunning cut-flower arrangement, our Large Gladiolus bulbs collection has everything you need.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Large Gladiolus bulbs should be planted in the spring, after the danger of frost has passed. In most areas, this means planting them in April or May.

    If you live in a colder climate, such as USDA hardiness zone 6 and below, you may need to wait until later in the spring before planting your bulbs. Planting your bulbs at the right time is important for their success, as planting too early or too late can affect their growth and flowering.

    When planting Large Gladiolus bulbs, it's important to plant them at the right depth. Bulbs should be planted about 2 to 3 inches deep, with the pointed end facing up. If you're planting in heavy soil, you may need to add some sand or other organic matter to help with drainage. Planting your bulbs too shallow can result in poor growth and flowering, while planting them too deep can cause them to rot.

    Large Gladiolus bulbs need at least six hours of full sun per day to produce the best blooms. If your garden doesn't get enough sun, you may need to plant your bulbs in a container that can be moved to a sunnier spot. It's also important to make sure that your bulbs are not shaded by other plants or structures, as this can also affect their growth and flowering.

    Large Gladiolus bulbs should be watered regularly, but not too much. It's important to keep the soil moist but not waterlogged, as this can lead to fungal diseases. Water your bulbs deeply once or twice a week, depending on your climate and soil type. If you're planting your bulbs in a container, make sure that the container has drainage holes to prevent water from accumulating in the soil.

    Large Gladiolus bulbs typically bloom in mid to late summer, depending on when they were planted. In areas with a warmer climate, such as USDA hardiness zone 7 and up, you can plant the bulbs earlier in the season and then they will bloom earlier.

    However, the exact timing of the bloom will also depend on your location and local weather conditions. Keep in mind that Large Gladiolus bulbs require plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures to grow and bloom, so make sure to plant them in a sunny location and provide them with adequate water and nutrients.

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