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organic_kitten(8)April 11, 2011

This was apparently a stowaway in my Dutch Iris order. It is a delicate appearing bloom, and I would like to order some for fall. TIA.

kay

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llover(6a)

Kay,
Could they be mini glads? I am not sure do to the picture. I have several but not up and blooming yet here. I like them because I don't have to dig and store.

Ellen

    Bookmark   April 12, 2011 at 4:14AM
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organic_kitten(8)

Whatever they are, I want more of them. thank you Ellen, I will check that out.
kay

    Bookmark   April 12, 2011 at 2:13PM
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katob Z6ish, NE Pa

They are nice, I wonder if there's any chance they are hardy further North.... guess I'll have to check into that. I'm guessing probably not since the mini glads didn't make it when I tried them.

They do look like some sort of gladiolus. Here's a link that might help.

Here is a link that might be useful: byzantine glad

    Bookmark   April 13, 2011 at 9:56PM
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Prettypetals_GA_7-8

That is exactly it kato. I ordered some last fall and they started blooming in the last couple of days. I think I am going to love them. They are so delicate looking. Judy

    Bookmark   April 13, 2011 at 10:40PM
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organic_kitten(8)

I love them, and Ellen hit it right! I am ordering more of them since they are so delicate but lovely.
kay

    Bookmark   April 14, 2011 at 9:19AM
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newyorkrita(z6b/7a LI NY)

Oh no. Something I have never seen or heard of until now but have to have. Now to figgure out were to put some and order them with my Brent and Beckies fall bulb order.

    Bookmark   April 17, 2011 at 5:42PM
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ladychroe(z6 NJ)

Gladioli byzantium. I tried them, and loved them, but they petered out after a year or two in my garden.

    Bookmark   April 18, 2011 at 9:25PM
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flora_uk(SW UK 8/9)

Gladiolus byzantinus.

    Bookmark   April 19, 2011 at 5:08AM
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