Gladiolus Fidelio
(Gladioli)

£10.00

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April - June
100cm x 100cm
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Fully Hardy
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Get ready for the Gladiolus Fidelio, the diva of flowers! With its flashy blooms and dramatic flair, it demands the spotlight in your garden. Prepare to be dazzled and entertained!

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Description

Introducing the show-stopping Gladiolus Fidelio! Get ready to be swept off your feet by this charismatic and flamboyant flower that brings a touch of elegance and a splash of colour to any garden or floral arrangement. With its tall and graceful stature, the Gladiolus Fidelio commands attention like a diva on stage. Its vibrant, trumpet-shaped blooms are a velvety purple colour, adding a dramatic flair to your outdoor oasis. The Gladiolus Fidelio is not just a pretty face—it's a breeze to grow, making it perfect for both seasoned gardeners and beginners. Planted in well-draining soil, and watch them thrive in full sunlight. The more sun, the more dazzling the blooms! What makes the Gladiolus Fidelio truly special is its versatility. Create a striking focal point in your garden by planting them in groups, or use their tall stalks and vibrant hues to create stunning cut flower arrangements that will make your heart skip a beat. To ensure a continuous display of blossoms, stagger your planting, and enjoy a prolonged flowering season that will keep you enchanted all summer long. As the Gladiolus Fidelio blooms reach their peak, they will attract butterflies to your garden space. So, why settle for ordinary when you can have extraordinary? Let the Gladiolus Fidelio take centre stage in your garden and fill your life with bursts of colour, elegance, and a touch of showmanship.

Planting Conditions

For optimal growth, plant Gladiolus Fidelio in a sunny location with well-drained soil. Choose a spot that receives at least six hours of direct sunlight daily. Prepare the soil by loosening it and adding organic matter for improved drainage. Remember to water regularly, keeping the soil moist but not waterlogged. With these planting conditions, your Gladiolus Fidelio will thrive, showcasing its magnificent blooms in a dazzling display.

Watering & Feeding

To keep your Gladiolus Fidelio happy and blooming, water it regularly, ensuring the soil stays evenly moist but not soggy. Provide enough water to reach the roots, especially during dry spells. Avoid overwatering, as it can lead to rot. Applying a balanced, slow-release fertiliser at planting time and again once the foliage emerges can provide the necessary nutrients. Additionally, you can supplement with a liquid fertiliser every 2-3 weeks during the growing season to support vigorous growth and abundant blooms. Remember to follow the manufacturer's instructions for proper dosage and application. With proper watering and feeding, your Gladiolus Fidelio will flourish and reward you with a stunning floral performance.

General Care

Gladiolus Fidelio is relatively easy to care for. Ensure it receives ample sunlight, at least six hours a day. Water regularly, keeping the soil moist but not waterlogged. Mulching around the base of the plant can help conserve moisture and suppress weeds. Stake taller varieties to support their stems. Remove spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming. After the growing season, allow the foliage to naturally die back before cutting it back. Dig up the corms in colder climates for Winter storage. Protect them from frost and store in a cool, dry place until the next planting season. With proper care, your Gladiolus Fidelio will grace your garden with its vibrant beauty year after year.