Welcome to American Meadows!

View Cart

Gardening Questions or Comments?

Call (877) 309-7333 or E-mail

  • Save 50% on Spring Planted Bulbs

Gladiolus Bulbs Blue Moon Mix

Flowers in a mix of blues and purples will cool down the summer garden. Glads take up so little room, you can tuck them between other plants to add a boost of color.
Bag of 15

Price: $19.98

Sale: $9.99

Please enter a quantity to continue.
Your Success Guaranteed

Call 877-270-5187


Height: 56-60" tall
Bulb Spacing: 4 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time: Mid summer until frost
Zones: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Shipping: Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

Click Here for more details, product description, reviews, how-to guides and shipping information.

Blue and Purple Gladiolus Bulbs Blue Moon Mix, Gladiolus, Large Flowering Gladiolus
Click image for full size


Common Name Large Flowering Gladiolus
Botanical Name Gladiolus
Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Blue, Purple, Mixed
Mature Height 56-60" tall
Bulb Size 12-14 cm
Bulb Spacing 4 bulbs per sq. ft.
Planting Depth Plant 8" deep
Bloom Time Mid summer until frost
Days to Bloom 60-100 days after planting
Plant Type / Life Cycle Annual
Foliage Color Green
Planting Season Spring / Summer
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Easy to Grow, Cut Flowers, Extended Blooms
Additional Information Hardy in zones 8-10
Ships to Canada No
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:

Our new gladiolus combos take the guesswork out of creating a knockout glad garden. These colors together will give you a magnificent combination of colors, and everyone will want to know the name of your garden designer. Gladiolus DetailsGrowing Gladiolus (See Combination Photo Below): Everyone knows gladiolus, but not every gardener knows how easy they are to grow. The original "glad" was a wildflower from South Africa called "sword lily", which was imported into Europe in the 1840's. As with almost every other bulb, the Dutch went to work and created a grand rainbow from a quite lowly flower.

Photo A shows many of the beautiful bi-colors we have today thanks to Holland's wildly successful hybridizers.

Photo B not only shows an example of the glowing colors now available, but also the beautiful form of the individual florets, often compared to an iris or orchid.

Photo C shows stately white "glads" in the garden. This picture is a great illustration of how to plant the bulbs. Put them close together so you'll end up with a mass of color, not just a stick here and there. One of the things that makes growing gladiolus so easy is that the plants take almost no space. You can easily pop in the bulbs between other more permanent plants. Just find the spaces in your garden, put in the bulbs in tight groups wherever you can, and you'll know that in a few weeks, those spots will be glowing towers of color.

And of course, everyone knows gladiolus are great in a vase. So be sure to plant plenty where you can cut them. They're inexpensive, and few other flowers give you so much color for the cost. When frost threatens, you can just forget them, and buy new ones in spring, or dig up the bulbs and store them until the following spring. Don't hesitate. Enjoy gladiolus this summer. You can't have too many.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:


by PowerReviews
American MeadowsGladiolus Bulbs Blue Moon Mix

(based on 4 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars



  • 4 Stars



  • 3 Stars



  • 2 Stars



  • 1 Stars




of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Reviewed by 4 customers

Sort by

Displaying reviews 1-4

Back to top


I'd give these an A-


from Minneapolis, MN

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Reviewer


  • Attractive
  • Hardy
  • Healthy


    Best Uses

    • Garden
    • Indoors
    • Outdoors

    Comments about American Meadows Gladiolus Bulbs Blue Moon Mix:

    I planted these in my raised garden bed and then cut them to bring inside. Of the 15 that I planted, only one was not the dark purple. The "light purple" was my pink in my opinion. They were beautiful and healthy otherwise, and I received many compliments.

    Much improved from my review last year.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

    Beautiful flowers, but wrong colors.


    from Minneapolis, MN

    Verified Reviewer


    • Nice flowers


    • wrong color

    Best Uses

      Comments about American Meadows Gladiolus Bulbs Blue Moon Mix:

      The flowers grew well and were beautiful, but unfortunately the colors were not the same as those shown on the website. The colors were reddish-purple and peach-yellow, not blue-purple and light purple. I know the purple was incorrect because one of the 30 bulbs I planted was the correct purple with the white stripe in the middle.

      Customer service was very helpful, stood by their 1-year guarantee, and offered a refund/product credit/replacement for next year. I hope to try again next season.


      Large, full flowers, but wrong color!


      from Minnesota

      Verified Reviewer



          Best Uses

            Comments about American Meadows Gladiolus Bulbs Blue Moon Mix:

            I order this gladiolus mix for my garden that is all blue and purple. I was very excited to see these bloom as they grew quickly. The stems are over four feet tall, full and very healthy. Imagine my surprise when the flowers began opening to expose bright orange blooms. Not what I wanted in my blue and purple garden. These glads are large and healthy so I would recommend them if you aren't concerned with the color you may get. However, if you are wanting blue and purple flowers these are not a safe bet.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)


            Beautiful, but not Blue!


            from Escondido, CA

            Comments about American Meadows Gladiolus Bulbs Blue Moon Mix:

            The flowers were lovely but they were pink and burgandy, not blue or purple

            Displaying reviews 1-4

            Back to top

            How-To Guides

            Spring-Planted Bulbs Guide

            Storing Your Bulbs Before Planting in Spring

            View all Spring-Planted Bulbs Guides

            Improving Garden Soil

            Us vs. The Big Box Store: Gladiolus Bulbs

            Gladiolus Bulb ComparisonEach season, we head over to the big box store in our area and choose several Bulbs, Plants and Seeds to compare against our selection. This spring, we purchased 50 Gladiolus Bulbs to compare and the difference is quite revealing.

            I’d like to start out by mentioning the difference in shopping experiences. I walked into the big box store and headed straight to the back, where I knew the garden section was. I walked through aisles of grills, patio sets and annual hanging baskets until I found someone to speak with. They quickly answered the phone and I waited several more minutes until I could ask, "Do you know where the Gladiolus Bulbs are?" They weren’t sure what I meant and finally an entire wall of Summer-Blooming Bulbs caught my eye. I chose their "Gladiolus Mix" bag of 50, which most resembled our Gladiolus Rainbow Mix, which we also carry in a bag of 50 bulbs.

            When you shop on our site, we have a wealth of information on growing and caring for Gladiolus at your fingertips, as well as an extremely helpful and knowledgeable garden staff, several of which are certified Master Gardeners. We not only want you to have success in growing our products, but also want you to feel confident in everything you plant – Which is why we focus so intently on how-to information as well as have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. We urge our customers to write reviews on our products, positive or negative, so you know what grows well in different areas and what doesn't. We also offer live chat and service over the phone 6 days a week, offering growing advice as well as helping to place orders.

            This photo also helps to show the true difference between us and the Big Box Stores. Brian, one of our employees and garden-enthusiasts helps to explain why a bigger flower bulb is better.

            "Several flower bulbs are part of the onion family, and because of this I like to use Onions as a representation of how important bulb size is. Which of the onions on your shelf go bad first? The smallest ones! Larger onions are more resilient, taking longer to dry out/rot and can withstand swings in temperature better. Flower bulbs are the same. Larger bulbs will withstand disease, draught, large amounts of moisture, and colder temperatures significantly better than the smaller ones. They also produce taller growth and larger blooms."

            With American Meadows, you’re not only getting access to our thirty years of gardening experience, but are also receiving the largest, highest-quality bulbs available, inevitably producing larger, healthier blooms in your garden. Happy Gardening!

            Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:

            Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

            View Shipping Rate Chart

            As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Details’ tab describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

            Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or Contact Us by email.

            Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With: