Gladiolus 'Advance'
Gladiolus 'Advance'
Gladiolus 'Advance'
Gladiolus 'Advance'

Gladiolus 'Advance'

Gladiolus 'Advance'

10 corms — £3.68

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Description

Go ahead with red! Gladiolus 'Advance' will supply a shock of it and when it bursts into fiery action in the middle of summer, you’ll be pleased you did. The fearless Gladiolus 'Advance' flaunts a conspicuous blaze of sizzling scarlet blooms on tall, upright stems. Big and loud, it’s fair to say this variety makes bold statement, but it doesn’t dominate. Being narrow, you can slot gladioli like this into any small gaps in a border and they will produce the most incredible flower spikes in between other plants. Combine Gladiolus 'Advance' with other hot colours or try it among cooler tones like purple to create a high-impact, jewel-like contrast.  

Gladiolus 'Advance' is big on colour and size, typically growing to between 1.2-1.5m tall. Flourishing in most well-drained soils in a sheltered, sunny spot, it provides not only colour but also interest at a height and a strong vertical accent in summer borders. Gladiolus are prized by florists for their statement looks and generous vase-life. This striking variety is well worth snipping—its fiery blooms and sturdy stems that make a showy display in a tall vase. 

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • May need winter cover

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Gladiolus 'Advance'

  • Flower colour

    Red

  • Corm size

    12/14

  • Established height

    70cm-1m

  • Established spread

    10-20cm

  • Plant spacing

    30 corms per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Short-lived perennial

  • Hardiness

    Half hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Borders
    Coastal gardens
    Gravel gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Cut flower Gardens
    Large containers

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Stony
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2024
    You can expect your order in March 2024

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2024
    You can expect your order in April 2024

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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