If you can’t wait for spring and summer flowers, then starting your gladiolus corms early should be one of your late winter tasks. By giving the plants an early start, you can enjoy the blossoms sooner than you would if you planted them out in spring. Learn how to start gladiolus corms early indoors in this guide.
Gladiolus is a flowering perennial for USDA Hardiness Zones 7-11. It grows from corms that readily naturalize providing colorful, ever-enlarging displays. Enjoy it as an annual in other zones, where it can be lifted for the winter. Read on to learn all you need to know to cultivate this ornamental beauty in your garden.
Gladiolus is a classic summer perennial known for its colorful spikes of flowers, perfect for floral displays or bouquets. Unfortunately there are a number of common garden pests that may infest your plants. Learn how to identify, prevent, and control nine common gladiolus pests in this guide. Read more now.