Gladioli have been grown and loved by generations of gardeners. These summer-blooming plants produce elegant, 3-foot flower spikes with orchid-like blooms that add structure to any border. Fantastic cut flowers they are available in a rainbow of gorgeous colours, ranging from white, yellow, pink and lavender, to rose, burgundy, purple and even green. The corms are incredibly easy to grow; just plant them in spring for flowers in late summer.
Learn when and how to plant Gladioli, as well as find out useful aftercare and pest control tips in our helpful guide.