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Hardy Gladiolus Mix

SKU: AM018390
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As the name suggests, our Hardy Gladiolus Mix features summer-blooming glads that are more cold-hardy than other varieties, but these are also shorter, making them perfect for planting in containers. Blooming in a wide palette of peachy-pinks, these orchid-like flowers are imprinted with a stunning, stencil-like pattern. Beautiful in bouquets. (Gladilous)
key features
Botanical Name
Gladiolus nanus
Deer Resistant, Easy To Grow, Cut Flowers, Container Planting
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Hardiness Zone
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Mature Height
12-18" tall
Bulb Spacing
12 per sq ft
Bloom Time
Late spring to late summer


These hardy gladiolus are extremely famous; The Nanus Mix is actually a different species from the gladiolus we all know for its height, hardiness, and flower-shape. As for the hardiness, they should be called 'hardier' glads, instead of 'hardy glads', since they are not winter hardy in severe winters. But they can be successfully left in the ground to return the following spring in warmer zones. They're not as showy as tall gladiolus, but definitely worth a try in your garden.

Be sure to plant as many as you can fit, as gladiolus are perfect for cutting and bringing inside for gorgeous bouquets. 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. Enjoy  Gladiolus this summer – You can never have too many!