Peacock Orchid Bulbs - Gladiolus acidanthera

Peacock Orchid Bulbs - Gladiolus acidanthera

Item is unavailable. Try this alternative product.
Paperwhite Narcissus Bulbs - Ziva SHOP
Plant in Spring Out for Season
When will these bulbs ship to me?
Size Price Savings Quantity
20 Bulbs Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring $16.79
40 Bulbs Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring $29.39 12% Savings
100 Bulbs Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring $68.29 ($0.68/each) 19% Savings
Select options
Select one or more options above to add to cart.
  • A wonderfully fragrant, container-friendly miniature gladiolus
  • Wonderfully Fragrant White Blooms With Mahogany Heart
  • Easy to Grow and Showy Summer Blooms, Related to Gladiolus and Iris Family
  • Perfect for Beds, Borders and Containers, Thrives in Full Sun
View full details

About

Features

Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Color White
Growth Habit Clumping
Plant Height 36 inches
Bloom Season Late Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fragrant
Use Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Outdoor, Wet Area Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Peacock Orchid Bulbs - Gladiolus acidanthera

Acidanthera murielae

Seed Type Bulb
Also known as Acidanthera Bicolor, Abyssinian Glad, Peacock Llily, Sword Lily

This species of Gladiolus has a large number of common names, including Abyssinian gladiolus, Fragrant gladiolus, Sword lily and Peacock orchid. Native to the mountain areas of East Africa. Sword-shaped medium green leaves in upright fans typical of gladiolus give way to fragrant star-shaped white flowers with dark purple throats. Beautiful late blooming addition to your garden with late summer to early fall blooms.

Planting Information

Planting Peacock Orchid Bulbs - Gladiolus acidanthera

Planting Season Spring
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 4 to 6 inches Deep
Plant Spacing 3 to 6 inches
Plant Height 36 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 7, 8, 9, 10
Bulb Size 8 to 10 cm circumference
View our Gladiolus Planting Guide to learn more.

Coverage

Amount Recommended Coverage
20 Bulbs / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 3.25 Sq. Ft
40 Bulbs / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 6.25 Sq. Ft
100 Bulbs / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 12.5 Sq. Ft

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for Peacock Orchid Bulbs - Gladiolus acidanthera