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Pink Lady

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๐Ÿšš Shipping Starts: 3rd week of March '24
๐Ÿ“ฆ Quantity per Package: 10 Bulbs

Specifications
โ˜€๏ธ Light Required: Full sun / Partial Shade
๐ŸŒท Height: 40-48''
๐ŸŒธ Blooming Period: Jul - Oct
๐ŸŒฑ Bulb Size: 12/14
โ†” Planting Distance: 4"
โ†• Planting Depth: 2"
๐Ÿ“ Hardiness Zone: 7-10
๐ŸฆŒ Deer Resistant: Yes
๐Ÿ’ Minimum Bulbs for Effect: 10-15
Pink Lady

About Pink Lady

Embrace the enchantment of your garden with Gladiolus Pink Lady, a floral symphony in shades of pink and white center. These exquisite bulbs bring an air of sophistication. Pink Lady is a charming member of the Gladiolus family and is renowned for its vibrant blooms and slender, arching stems. This Gladiolus is a tall Gladiolus variety and will grow up to a height of 40-48โ€™โ€™.ย 

  • Graceful pink hues: each stem boasts a dance of various pink shades, creating a captivating visual spectacle in your garden.
  • Tower of elegance: standing tall at 40 to 48 inches, these gladioluses command attention with their majestic height.
  • Summer extravaganza: a late-spring to early-summer bloomer, Pink Lady graces your garden just when you crave the vibrant colors of the season.
  • Versatile beauty: perfect for both garden beds and cutting gardens, these blooms add a touch of elegance to indoor arrangements.

How to plant and take care of Gladiolus Pink Lady

  • Choose a sunny spot: select a location that receives ample sunlight.
  • Well-drained soil: ensure the soil is well-drained to prevent waterlogging.
  • Planting depth: place the bulbs 4-6 inches deep, pointed side up, and about 6 inches apart.
  • Watering: keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.
  • Support stems: as the stems grow, provide gentle support to prevent bending.
  • Deadheading: remove spent blooms to encourage continuous flowering.
  • Winter care: in colder climates, dig up bulbs before the first frost and store them in a cool, dry place.

Frequently Asked Questions

After Pink Lady Gladiolus bulbs have finished flowering, it's crucial to care for them to ensure healthy growth in subsequent seasons. Once the flowers fade, cut the flower stalks just above the foliage. Allow the foliage to remain until it turns yellow and begins to wither. This process allows the plant to absorb nutrients for the next growing season. At this point, carefully dig up the bulbs, being cautious not to damage them. Clean excess soil, remove any dead foliage, and let them air-dry for a few days. Store the bulbs in a cool, dry place. Consider labeling varieties if you have multiple types. Properly stored bulbs can be replanted in the next growing season.

The optimal time to plant Pink Lady Gladiolus bulbs is in the spring, after the last frost date for your region. This typically falls between late March and early May, depending on your location. Planting during this period ensures that the soil has warmed up sufficiently, providing the bulbs with the right conditions to establish strong roots and promote vigorous growth. In warmer climates, where frost is less of a concern, you might also consider planting in the late fall for early spring blooms.

Pink Lady Gladiolus bulbs typically take about 2 to 3 weeks to sprout after planting, although the exact timing can be influenced by factors like soil temperature and local climate conditions. Warmer soil temperatures expedite the germination process. To facilitate prompt sprouting, ensure the soil temperature is around 55 to 65 degrees Fahrenheit. Adequate moisture is also essential during this period. Once sprouted, the plants will begin to grow rapidly, with the emergence of green shoots. Regular watering and providing proper care throughout the growing season will contribute to robust and vibrant Pink Lady Gladiolus blooms.

Choosing between pots and the ground for Pink Lady Gladioluses depends on various factors. While they can thrive in both settings, each has its considerations. In pots, Pink Lady Gladiolus bulbs offer versatility, allowing you to move them around for better aesthetics or to protect them from extreme weather. Ensure the pots have good drainage to prevent waterlogging. In the ground, Gladioluses benefit from the natural soil nutrients and have more space to spread their roots. The ground also provides insulation against temperature fluctuations. Consider your garden space, aesthetic preferences, and the level of control you want over the growing conditions when deciding. Both options can yield beautiful Pink Lady Gladiolus displays with proper care.

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