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Gladiolus primulinus 'Laura Jay'


Gladiolus primulinus 'Laura Jay' is a hardy glad with funnel-shaped flowers with red and white contrasting petals.

Gladiolus primulinus 'Laura Jay' has funnel-shaped flowers with red and white contrasting petals. Hardy gladiola are an old garden favourite, offering contemporary gardens ease of care and interest for collectors of increasingly scarce heirloom varieties. Taking little space to grow, they combine well with other plants and make excellent cut flowers. Bulbs require good drainage. Leave the foliage to nourish the bulb after cutting back the flower stalk and mulch in winter. This is a fine cut flower.

Common Name: Sword Lily

Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-10

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 4-8"

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Light, well-drained soil.


Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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