Byzantine Gladiolus (Gladiolus x byzantinus) in the Gladiolus Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Byzantine Gladiolus
Give a thumbs up Gladiola

Botanical names:
Gladiolus x byzantinus Accepted
Gladiolus communis subsp. byzantinus Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Plant Height: 12 to 24 inches (30-60 cm)
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Other: bright magenta purple
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Corm
Uses: Cut Flower
Suitable as Annual
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Other: best planted in fall
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Parentage: Gladiolus dubius x Gladiolus italicus

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Plant Events from our members
TexasPlumeria87 On June 25, 2018 Obtained plant
Received 5 bulbs, will plant in Fall.
piksihk On April 16, 2019 Bloomed
WG front side and front bed under bedroom window
piksihk On April 13, 2018 Bloomed
Test garden
dave On April 13, 2015 Bloomed
MissMew On October 25, 2017 Obtained plant
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Byzantine Gladiola by eclayne Feb 25, 2018 7:55 PM 1

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