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PlantFiles: Gladiolus
Gladiolus x hortulanus 'Flevo Junior'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Gladiolus (GLAD-ee-oh-lus) (Info)
Species: x hortulanus (hor-tew-LAY-nus) (Info)
Cultivar: Flevo Junior

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Category:
Bulbs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Red

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral berrygirl On Mar 11, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Brent & Becky's Catalog: Flevo Junior - deep blood red flowers; each petal veined with white, an echo to its white stamens; dark green leaves; a very dramatic statement!

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Swansea, Massachusetts



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