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Gladiolus carinatus (yellow light) (100 seeds)


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Gladiolus carinatus (yellow light). (Blue Afrikaner) It is native to South Africa and grows in the winter rainfall area. This is a showy gladiolus with big flowers coming out in shades of blue, purple and sometimes yellow. This one have small yellow flowers. This is a good cut flower. Sowing : Seed is sown in autumn, thinly, in deep (min. 10 cm) seed trays, to allow for root development. The soil medium should be well drained, a recommended mix being 2 parts sand : 2 parts compost : 1 part loam or equal parts sand and compost, and the seeds should be planted 3-4 mm deep, covered with clean sand and kept moist and lightly shaded. Locality: Simondium. Harvest: December 2023