Gladiolus cardinalis
Gladiolus cardinalis
Cardinal-red flowers have three white patches on the lower petals and bloom in summer. Iris-like leaf blades spread to form a small colony in warmer climates. Dig and store corms for winter in cold climates. (Perennial)
Bloom time Size Exposure
Summer 24-30" tall x 12-16" wide Sun Part Shade 
Hardiness Zone:8,9,10,11
zone map Cold Hardy to 10° to 20°F
Good for Cut Flowers Good for Cut Flowers