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 Gladiolus priorii   Gladiolus priorii
 Gladiolus priorii   Gladiolus priorii


Sandstone and granite slopes


Flowering time

April to June


Plants 30 - 40cm high. Corm globose with papery tunics aging into vertical fibres. Leaves linear, c. 2mm wide, with short blades, leathery without visible veins. Flowers red with a yellow throat, in 1-4 flowered, flexuous spike. From Latin: gladiolus, small sword: = shape of leaves




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2015 / 7 / 4