Gladiolus 'Apricot Bubblegum'
Gladiolus 'Apricot Bubblegum'

Gladiolus 'Apricot Bubblegum'

Gladiolus 'Apricot Bubblegum'

10 corms — £3.45

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Description

Enjoy a fruity fusion of peach and raspberry tones in your summer planting scheme with this bicolour beauty, Gladiolus 'Apricot Bubblegum'. Forming wand-like flower spikes in the height of summer, each impressive stack of apricot-pink big blooms is a fun and funky colour combo, jazzed-up to the max with rippling, wavy-edged petals. Watch as these flowers gradually unfurl from the base to the tip of each upright stem—not only is Gladiolus 'Apricot Bubblegum' a fascinating and beautiful plant to have in your border, but is brandishes a banquet of nectar which will bring in the bees.  

Growing happily in most sunny borders with well-drained soil, Gladiolus 'Apricot Bubblegum' is narrow and tall which makes it a useful plant for dotting around in the spaces between other plants to plug every gap and create swathes of colour. For a different look, plant them in dense groups to make more of a feature out of them. As with all gladioli, these are incredible cutflowers with a long vase life and impressive stature.  

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 'Apricot Bubblegum'

  • Flower colour

    Apricot, salmon, pink

  • 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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