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Gladioli Priscilla is a wonderful, striking flower which will give you an amazing floral display. The blooms emerge on tall stems which appear through the foliage. The leaves are a strappy rich green. The flowers first emerge in Summer and are multi-coloured. The blooms can be used for cut flower arrangements. Best grown in full sun in the garden in humus-rich, free-draining friable soil. Plant bulbs in winter for optimum results. Keep plants well-watered throughout the warmer months, applying a layer of mulch around the base of the plant once it has broken dormancy will help to retain more moisture when it is needed. Fertilise with either a bulb feed or an all-purpose food in peak growing seasons. No need for cool-season storage.
Position: Full Sun – Part Shade
Planting Depth: 10-15cm
How to plant bulbs:
Prior to planting make sure the area in which the bulb will be planted has been prepared. If the soil is sandy adding a few bags of well-aged compost or animal manures to the soil will help condition and improve the structure of the soil. For heavy clay, add compost and clay breakers to the soil as this will make the texture more firable. If planting into pots make sure the container selected is large enough to accommodate the bulb that will be planted and the correct potting mix has been chosen. Once the soil has been prepared, check the planting depth on the back of your bulb packet and dig a hole accordingly. Position the bulb into the hole with it sitting the correct way up. Backfill the hole with soil and gently tap down. Once planted give the bulb a deep soaking of water and wait for it to grow.
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