Material usesThere are no material uses listed for Gladiolus cruentus.
Medicinal uses(Warning!)There are no medicinal uses listed for Gladiolus cruentus.
Division. Dig up the corms in October, dry them in well ventilated conditions at about 20°c and then store them in a cool but frost-free place over the winter, planting them out about 10cm deep in April.Cormlets harvested when digging up the corms in the autumn can be stored in a similar manner to the corms. Larger cormlets can be planted out in spring, smaller ones may be best grown on for a year in the greenhouse.
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This species is not hardy in the colder areas of the country, it tolerates temperatures down to between -5 and -10°c.This species is one of the parents of the cultivated garden gladiolas.
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Associations & Interactions
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Polycultures & Guilds
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