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Gladiolus papilio 'Ruby' DRY BULBS (autumn to early spring delivery) - 3 bulbs

Plant type: Bulb

Availability : *Sorry - dry bulbs now sold out for this spring, email to go onto waiting list for October
A relatively new fully hardy Gladiolus - a hybrid from the South African papilio, with larger hooded blooms than the species and with rich ruby-red flowers in mid to late summer. This is sure to become a firm garden favourite as it soon clumps up and flowers well provided itr has full sun, and well-drained soil.


As a rule of thumb, bulbs should be planted in a hole, the depth of which is around 3 times the height of the bulb. We usually dig our planting holes a little deeper than this and then fill the base with some fine grit which helps with drainage directly under the bulb. Never plant at perfectly measured distances apart as this can look artificial – for smaller bulbs we plant in clumps of five to nine in a staggered group so that they look more natural when they flower. For full tips on planting bulbs please click on the ‘cultivation guides’ tab on our home page.
Our price: £10.00

Detailed Information
Height 30-36" (75-90cm)
Spread N/A
Flowering Period mid to late summer
Trecanna Rating 9
Hardiness Fully Hardy but mulch in winter
Position Full Sun
Soil Well-drained
Crocosmia Gladiolus papilio 'Ruby' DRY BULBS (autumn to early spring delivery) - 3 bulbs

Gladiolus papilio 'Ruby' DRY BULBS (autumn to early spring delivery) - 3 bulbs
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