Bulbs forum: Coral salmon gladiolus

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Name: Jai or Jack
WV (Zone 6b)
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Jai_Ganesha
Jan 3, 2017 3:29 AM CST
Each year I buy a bag of mixed gladiolus and generally plant them in bare spots because they come up quickly and look nice. I stagger my plantings then with whatever's left in late July I put them all in a big pot together for one last hurrah of blooms.

Last year one of the "mixed" bulbs was this rich coral to salmon color (see picture).

Bu the end of the season the bulb head been split open (I'm guessing due to burrowing critters since the TNR cats on my property have been seen chasing them) so I did not get to keep it.

I'm wondering for other people who grow gladiolus--where do you get your corms? If I could find a single variety like this I would possibly buy a whole bag of them.
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jmorth
Jan 3, 2017 1:52 PM CST
I use Brent and Becky's. They've a number of glads in their summer catalog.
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Name: Jai or Jack
WV (Zone 6b)
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Jai_Ganesha
Jan 3, 2017 11:39 PM CST
Thank you. I've never heard of Becky's before. I will look into them! :)
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central Illinois
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jmorth
Jan 4, 2017 12:11 AM CST
https://brentandbeckysbulbs.co...
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Name: Jai or Jack
WV (Zone 6b)
Om shanti om.
Container Gardener Region: West Virginia Multi-Region Gardener Garden Photography Amaryllis Zinnias
Gardens in Buckets Annuals Houseplants Plant and/or Seed Trader Birds Garden Ideas: Level 1
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Jai_Ganesha
Jan 4, 2017 12:15 AM CST
Oooh. For some reason I read that as "Breck and Becky's" (two separate companies). Durrr. Thank you. :)
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Name: aud/odd
Pennsylvania (Zone 6b)
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Cinta
Jan 12, 2017 1:56 AM CST
You can try looking for hardy glads. It looks like one I had at my old house It was one I did not have to dig up and store. Came back every year.

https://oldhousegardens.com/Ha...

http://www.hollandbulbfarms.co...

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