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Dynamite Gladiolus

SKU: AM017369
$13.32
per Bag of 15
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Overview
The trumpet-like flowers of Dynamite Gladiolus bloom in a fireworks mix of plum-purple and lemon-yellow–combining a classic color-wheel pairing in one plant! Mix these tall-flowering spikes within a sunny yellow or violet border and just wait for sparks to fly in mid-summer. It’s all in the name! Rich soil. Cut flower. (Gladiolus)
key features
Botanical Name
Gladiolus
Advantages
Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Easy To Grow, Cut Flowers
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Average
Mature Height
36-60" tall
Bulb Spacing
4 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time
Mid summer until frost

Description

(36-60” tall x 18” wide) Dynamite Gladiolus unites the strongest elements of cool and hot colors together in one flower and then gives you more of them – unfurling each blossom on a flowering spike from the bottom-up in mid-summer. Dynamite Gladiolus is a large 4-5 ft. cultivar, so it is eminently suitable for mid or back-of-border sites where the soil is rich and the sunshine is abundant. Sword shaped foliage will also add a vertical note against blowsier perennials and grasses. Give Dynamite gladioli protection from strong winds or lightly stake the flower spikes (inflorescences) to get the most out of the display–and don’t forget to cut a few for the house. Dynamite Gladioli is a dazzling vertical accent in an otherwise straight-laced bouquet. In cooler climates, corms can be lifted and stored in a cool, dark location over the winter months to provide just as many “explosive” blooms in next year’s garden.