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Albus Hardy Gladiolus

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Albus Nanus Gladiolus will bewitch you with its delicate white blossoms, dark anthers, and slender, compact stems. Each strong stem blooms with up to seven 2 flowers that open slowly, to provide vertical accents in the front of your sunny beds or containers. Plant plenty of these pollinator magnets for hummingbirds, butterflies, and tremendous cut flowers for indoor arrangements. Hardy Galdiolus is a perfect choice for colder areas since it's perennial in zones 5-8. (Gladiolus)
key features
Botanical Name
Gladiolus x colvilii 'Albus'
Deer Resistant, Easy To Grow, Cut Flowers, Container Planting
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Mature Height
12-24" tall
Bulb Spacing
12 per sq ft
Bloom Time
Late spring to late summer


(12-24” tall x 10” wide) With wispy, delicate petals on slender 15” flowering stems, Gladiolus Nanus ‘Albus’ softens the look of traditional gladioli and earns its place in any great flower border – whether naturalistic or formal. Flowers open slowly from the bottom of the spike upwards. Faded flowers can be pinched off to keep the stem fresh. Once all flowers have faded, cut the stems back to the ground and enjoy the sword-like foliage. Plant Gladiolus Nanus ‘Albus’ in a sunny spot in the spring, ensuring it is dug into well-drained, loose soil 4” deep. Many gladioli in the Nanus group are hardier, but deeper planting up to 6” encourages overwintering – another bonus for hard-working gardeners in colder zones. Otherwise, lift and store them  in a dry, cool, dark space over the winter months.