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    Gladiolus Mixed

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    Product Information
    🚚 Shipping Starts: Sold out for season 2024
    📦 Quantity per Package: 10 Bulbs

    Specifications
    ☀️ Light Required: Full Sun / Partial Shade
    🌷 Height: 40-48"
    🌸 Blooming Period: Jul - Oct
    🌱 Bulb Size: 12/14
    Planting Distance: 4"
    Planting Depth: 2"
    📍 Hardiness Zone: Zone 7-10
    🦌 Deer Resistant: Yes
    Gladiolus Mixed

    About Gladiolus Mixed

    Bring a splash of vibrant color to your garden with our Gladiolus Mixed bulbs! These tall and striking flowers are perfect for adding height and drama to any flower bed or border.

    • A mix of bright and bold colors, including reds, yellows, oranges, and pinks
    • Easy to plant and care for, making them perfect for both experienced and novice gardeners
    • Blooms from mid-summer to early fall, providing long-lasting color in your garden
    • Tall spikes make them perfect for cutting and bringing inside for a stunning floral arrangement
    • A mix of the largest Gladiolus varieties
    • Also excellent as cut flowers

    How to care for Gladiolus Mixed

    • Simply dig a hole 4 inches deep and place the bulb with the pointy side up. 
    • Cover with soil and water well. 
    • Gladiolus prefers full sun and well-drained soil. 
    • Be sure to deadhead spent blooms to encourage more growth and blooms.
    • Stake Gladiolus Mixed as they grow.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The best time to plant Gladiolus Mixed bulbs is in the spring, after the last frost has passed and the soil has started to warm up. Depending on your climate and location, this could be anywhere from late April to early June.

    Planting in the spring allows the bulbs to establish roots and start growing before the hot summer months arrive. Gladiolus bulbs prefer well-drained soil and full sun, so choose a location that receives at least 6-8 hours of sunlight per day.

    Plant the bulbs about 4 inches deep and 4-6 inches apart, with the pointed end facing up. With proper planting and care, Gladiolus Mixed bulbs should bloom in the summer, adding vibrant color to your garden.

    Soaking gladiolus mixed bulbs in water before planting can be beneficial as it can help to speed up the sprouting process and encourage strong root growth. When soaked, the bulbs absorb water, which can trigger the beginning of growth and help the roots to establish more quickly in the soil.

    However, it's important not to soak the bulbs for too long as this can lead to rotting. A good rule of thumb is to soak them for no more than 2 hours. Soaking is not strictly necessary, but it can be a helpful step to ensure optimal growth and development for your gladiolus plants.

    Gladiolus is a popular flowering plant that produces tall spikes of colorful blooms. When planting Gladiolus bulbs, it is important to space them properly to ensure optimal growth and flowering. A general rule of thumb is to space the bulbs 3-4 inches apart, with a depth of about 4 inches. But this depends on the personal preference of the gardener.

    However, if you are planting Gladiolus mixed, the spacing may vary depending on the size of the bulbs and the desired effect. Larger bulbs can be spaced slightly further apart, while smaller bulbs should be planted closer together. A spacing of 3 to 4 inches is generally recommended for mixed Gladiolus bulbs. Additionally, make sure to plant them in a sunny, well-draining location for best results.

    A Gladiolus mixed bulb typically produces one flowering stem, which may bear multiple flowers. The number of flowers that bloom from a single stem depends on several factors, including the size and age of the bulb, as well as environmental conditions such as temperature, light, and moisture.

    On average, a Gladiolus mixed bulb will produce approximately 20 flowers per stem. However, it is important to note that this is just an estimate and the actual number of flowers may vary depending on the specific variety of Gladiolus and the growing conditions. Proper care and maintenance can help maximize flower production from a single Gladiolus mixed bulb.

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