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Gladiolus murielae

Abyssinian Gladiolus, Peacock Orchid
Fresh and stunning in the August September garden, this easy to grow gladiolus blooms on 2-3' stems amidst sword shaped foliage during August and September. Although listed hardy in zones 7-10, it is generally suggested to dig up corms in the fall after the foliage dies back. Formerly known as Acidanthera, this glad multiples quite generously. This spring we planted up some, 3 corms per pot and now have some vigorous plants that will bloom in your late summer garden. Named for plant explorer E H (Chinese) Wilson's daughter, Muriel. Limited supply, so 3 pots per customer.
Array Gladiolus
Common Name Abyssinian Gladiolus, Peacock Orchid
Hardiness Zone 7, 8, 9, 10
Light Requirements Part Sun, Full Sun
Seasonal Interest Summer
Season of Blooming Summer
Use Bed, Specimen, Cutting, Container, Massing
Special Attributes Heat Tolerant, Easy Care, Fast Growing, Heirloom
Color Maroon, White