Gladiolus 'Amber Mistique'

Gladiolus 'Amber Mistique'

10 corms — £3.45

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Description

Conjure up a spellbinding summer show with the help of Gladiolus 'Amber Mistique'. Like frilly flower wands, the tall, upright stems appear in summer, embellished with radiant cream-coloured flowers. In the centre of each bloom is a starry blackcurrant blotch which gives this beautiful variety its magical spark. This bright beauty will sit sweetly among the hotchpotch charm of a cottage-garden border, but Gladiolus 'Amber Mistique' behaves well in more formal styles too!  

Gladiolus make sensational cut flowers—their stems are long, sturdy and the flower spikes are always hugely impressive. Plant plenty so you have enough to snip a few stems to bring indoors. Despite its flamboyant looks, Gladiolus 'Amber Mistique' is easy to grow and low maintenance. It requires free-draining soil and a sunny position, all you need to do is plant the bulbs in spring and look forward to what follows in summer!  From relaxed gardens to neatly-planned urban patios, this elegant variety works equally well. Plant Gladiolus 'Amber Mistique' in groups or dot them around in swathes to introduce height and vertical structure to your planting scheme. 

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 'Amber Mistique'

  • Flower colour

    White, cream, purple, blackcurrant

  • 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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