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Usually grown as annuals, gladiolus may also be dug and stored over winter. They are reliably winter hardy in zones 8-11 and sometimes in much colder zones. Learn more at our Hardy Glads Page.


Name Date Type Color Notes Ht. Rarest, Etc.
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Abyssinian glad 1888 species white with purple eye fragrant 36-48”
Dauntless 1940 traditional pink & ruby like Lauren Bacall 48” Rarest
Elvira 1956 Nanus soft pink & ruby early blooming 24-36”
Green Lace 1961 small-flowered juicy green ruffled pixie 36-48” Rarest
Lucky Star 1966 unique! white & purple fragrant 48” Rarest
Nova Lux 1965 traditional bright, soft yellow lights up the garden 48”
Peter Pears 1958 traditional soft orange warm and summery 48”
Plum Tart 1976 traditional intense rose to purple as hardy as ‘Atom’? 4’
Priscilla 1977 traditional hot pink, white, & yellow young but awesome 4-5’
Starface 1960 small-flowered apricot, butter, raspberry rapturously beautiful 36” Rarest
Trader Horn 1972 traditional bright, bold scarlet brushed with cream 4-5’
Wine and Roses 1976 traditional pink, burgundy, & white like Miltonia orchids 4’