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Special varieties of seedling gladiolus originated and introduced

by Mrs. Margaret Tenant (Firm)

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gladiolus,
  • Catalogs,
  • Nursery stock,
  • Bulbs (Plants),
  • Roots,
  • Nurseries (Horticulture)

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    Caption title.

    Statementby... Mrs. Margaret Tenant
    ContributionsHenry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 unnumbered leaves ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26377241M
    OCLC/WorldCa917503031

    The plants bloom in midsummer; however, you can prolong the bloom period by choosing early, mid, and late season types and staggering planting times. Height ranges from 2 to 6 feet. Special features of gladiolus Good for cut flowers. Choosing a site to grow gladiolus Select a site with full sun and well-drained soil that is sheltered from. David V Alford Bsc, PhD, in Pests of Ornamental Trees, Shrubs and Flowers (Second Edition), Shallot aphid. A widely distributed, virtually cosmopolitan species; unknown before but now an often common pest of herbaceous plants, including ornamentals such as Gladiolus, Hippeastrum, Lilium and winter cherry (Solanum capsicastrum).The aphids breed asexually throughout the year, and.

    Growing Gladiolus: After spring frosts are over, plant the gladiolus corms (bulbs) in your flower bed wherever you want brilliant color in mid-summer. Gladiolus take very little space in the garden and can easily be planted between other plants. After planting, keep the bulbs watered regularly. Fact Sheets & Plant Guides: Introduced, Invasive, and Noxious Plants: Threatened & Endangered Gladiolus L. – gladiolus Species: Gladiolus communis L. – cornflag Subordinate Taxa. The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Gladiolus communis. Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles.

    Gladiolus quartinianus is a CORM growing to m (4ft). It is hardy to zone (UK) 9. It is in flower in August. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Insects. Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. Gladiolus, also called Gladiola, plural Gladioli, Gladiolus, orGladioluses, genus of about species of flowering plants of the iris family (Iridaceae) native to Europe, Africa, and the Mediterranean area and widely cultivated for cut flowers. The flowering spike, which springs from a bulblike structure, the corm, reaches 60–90 centimetres (2–3 feet) in height with numerous funnel-shaped.


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Special varieties of seedling gladiolus originated and introduced by Mrs. Margaret Tenant (Firm) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Special varieties of seedling gladiolus originated and introduced / by Mrs. Margaret Tenant. by Mrs. Margaret Tenant (Firm); 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, Family: Iridaceae. The gladiolus flower is a lovely one that has sword-like leaves and colorful blooms. The name is derived from the word gladium, which is a Latin word meaning sword.

There are over different species of this plant that you can find, and the majority of them originate in sub-Saharan Africa.

The remainder of these species come from Eurasia. With so many colorful varieties to choose from, there. Gladiolus flowers belong to the iris family and has species — of which originated in sub-Saharan Africa while 10 from Eurasia.

The flowers are famous for their distinct sword-shaped leaves for which it got its name. It literally means a little sword in Latin while its.

The Plants Database includes the following 11 species of Gladiolus. Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles.

Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Native Introduced Native and Introduced. Plant gladiola corms in early spring. Choose an area that receives six to eight hours of direct sunlight and contains well-draining soil in which to plant the gladiolus corms.

the book Corms published in said, " All the world are raising seedling gladiolus." Entire new strains were being developed in the last century, with many hybridizers keeping their crosses secret, as selling, trading, profit and pride were at stake.

Before we move onto the more modem glads of today, I would like to say that the African. Gladiolus plants grow wonderfully in the warm weather of summer. You can produce these flowers in sequence by planting some corms every few weeks or so. Learning how to take care of gladiolus will reward you with a huge array of colors and they also work out great for cut flowers.

We grow and sell unusual plants from all over the world including an amazing range of hardy herbaceous and rockery plants as well as many tender perennials for terrace and conservatory.

Derry Watkins, author of two books on greenhouse gardening has introduced many new plants from her plant collecting trips to South Africa and elsewhere. Gladiolus Varieties.

Gladiolus (gladiolus spp.) have long colorful flower stalks. The flowers attract hummingbirds and have multiple landscaping uses in the garden, such as border plantings and.

Another gladiolus meaning is remembrance. Gladioli are part of the iris family, and there are over species of them. They are most diverse in South Africa, where they originated, but now can be found all over the world including Africa, Madagascar, Europe, the Middle East, and America. There are many hybrid species of gladioli.

Gladiolus 1. Cultivation practices of Gladiolus (Gladiolus spp) 2. INTRODUCTION Gladiolus belongs to the family Iridaceae. The name gladiolus was originated from the latin word gladius, meaning a sword, on account of the sword-like shape of the foliage.

The common name of gladiolus is ‘sword lily’ because of its sword- shaped foliage. Gladiolus is popularly known as green. Gladiolus can be inbred, and some wonderful cultivars have been intentionally created by inbreeding.

Perhaps the most beautiful and exotic cultivar I have ever seen (multicolored with intense ruffling) is named ‘Bridesmaid’. It was introduced by Ervin H. Doerr, who. - The genus Gladiolus consists of about to species of perennial corms.

- Gladiolus is the flower for the month of August. - Genus latin name means "small sword," referring to the shape of the leaves. - The old name for gladiolus was xiphium, of Greek origin, meaning "sword.".

Charm is indeed a very charming hybrid variety of gladiolus. The plant bears bright magenta flowers with pale greenish-yellow throats. It is a relatively cold, hardy and early blooming gladiola that grows from bulbous corns covered with fibrous papery skin. You can plant the smaller varieties in pots and borders and can use it as a cut flower too.

Some parts of the Gladiolus plant are poisonous if ingested and handling some species may cause skin irritation or allergic reactions. The English used the gladiolus flower's stem base (corms) as a poultice and for drawing out thorns and splinters; powdered corms mixed with goat's milk were commonly used to soothe the symptoms of colic.

Plant in groups of 7 minimum for best visual impact. Sword-Lilies bloom for 2 weeks or so. To extend their colorful show, you may plant them every two weeks from the last frost date until early summer.

It typically takes weeks from planting to flowering, depending on weather conditions and variety. Gladiolus The gladiolus is a beautiful plant that will brighten the looks of any garden, adding an elegant heritage beauty.

There are approximately different species of gladiolus, so there is a wide range of colour and heights to choose from for planting. Distinctly, all gladiolas share.

(10) Fresh, NewGiant Flowering Mixed Colors Gladiolus Bulbs, Plants, Flowers, Flowering Perennials,Sword Lily, Gladioli-SeedsBulbsPlants&More out of 5 stars 9 $ $ 7. 50 $ $ Archeophyte. Non-native species, but introduced in ancient times, at least years ago after Columbus discovery of the New World.

Name Derivation: Gladiolus = "little sword" referring to the shape of the leaves (Latin); italicus = Related or from Italy, for example of Italian origin.

species, G. illyricus is one of the most common in Western Europe and is found through Portugal and Spain to France, and debatably to England. Gladiolus communis also belongs to this group. Gladiolus communis subsp. byzantinus This is the plant that used to be known as Miller’s Gladiolus byzantinus (he coined the name at species level in ).♦ The genus gladiolus incorporates species w registered cultivars that come in the shades of the rainbow.

Singular sprouts might be a strong shading or bi-hues and run the range of shades of pink, red, purple, yellow, orange, white and even green.The first of the existing gladiolus species originated in South Africa and the Mediterranean region.

The flower was later brought to Europe, where it was hybridized to create today's many Gladiolus cultivars, bearing almost every color except true blue. The impressive flower spikes of gladioli come in a wide array of beautiful colors.