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Gladioli, a comprehensive list of the world"s most beautiful varieties

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Commerce,
  • Gladiolus,
  • Varieties,
  • Prices,
  • Bulbs (Plants),
  • Nursery stock,
  • Roots

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementIndian Spring Farms, Inc
ContributionsHenry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
The Physical Object
Pagination35 pages :
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26393745M
OCLC/WorldCa919159974

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Glads of quality: being a select list of the better varieties of gladioli: season of / By. Francis H. Williams (Firm) Williams, Francis H. Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection. Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. Pawtucket, R. s H. Williams, Notes:Author: Francis H. Williams. GLADIOLUS HISTORY The gladiolus has quite a history, with many old species coming from Africa and Asia. the book Corms published in said, " All the world are raising seedling gladiolus." beautiful, most having small florets and low bud count. Many opened only one or two florets at a time, with a bud count of four or five. Who knows File Size: KB. Gladioli are a great favorite with gardeners and one of the most spectacular flowers the enthusiast can grow for exhibition. This book is a thorough but lively account of the genus, covering details of description, classification, cultivation and distribution. pages with an index, glossary and appendices. Seller Inventory #   A little effort planting gladioli corms in spring can yield impressive results in summer. For maximum impact, plant in pots successionally over a few weeks, so you have a longer season of colour. Simply plunge each pot into your border when the flowers are at their most spectacular, and replace with a fresh pot when needed.

24 Jul - Explore pmaspring's board "gladioli", which is followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Gladiolus, Botanical prints and Botanical illustration pins. Traditional large flowered Gladioli normally will feature alternate facing funnel shaped blooms and buds mostly on one side of their 3' - 4' stems; Miniature Gladioli feature stem lengths of less than 2' and often have ruffly petal edges and blotched colouration. Colour Availability: Gladioli come in a very wide range of colours. Gladiolus bulbs are not true bulbs. Gladiolus bulbs, in botanical terminology, are referred to as corms. A corm is a shortened and thickened section of the stem that appears at the base of the plant. On the corm are buds for each layer of leaves. Except for production of new varieties. Hardy gladiolus G. communis is hardy in zones 5 to They should be planted in spring. Bearded irises I. germanica are hardy in zones 3 to 9. Most other varieties are hardy in zones 4 or 5 to 9. Irises should be planted in midsummer to early fall. Irises and gladioluses both grow best in full sun and look most attractive in mass plantings.

I couldn’t be without gladioli, but you have to go for the classy and unusual varieties. I love them lining the path with dahlias, or shoulder to shoulder in the cutting garden. I try to plant fifteen gladioli bulbs every couple of weeks to give a succession of flowers through summer and autumn. Real eye-catchers in the garden, Gladiolus, also known as sword lilies, are cormous perennials boasting incredibly spectacular spikes of funnel-shaped flowers in summer in a surprisingly wide range of colors. Borne atop attractive fans of sword-shaped or linear leaves, they always provide a dramatic effect with their rich and cheerful colors and their breathtaking vertical lines.   Glads of quality: being a select list of the better varieties of gladioli: season of / grown by Francis H. Williams. by Francis H. Williams (Firm); Williams, Francis H; Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection. Gladiolus (from Latin, the diminutive of gladius, a sword) is a genus of perennial cormous flowering plants in the iris family (Iridaceae).. It is sometimes called the 'sword lily', but is usually called by its generic name (plural gladioli).. The genus occurs in Asia, Mediterranean Europe, South Africa, and tropical : Iridaceae.