Abyssinian gladiolus Gladiolus murielae

Abyssinian gladiolus


G. murielae is a perennial to 1m, with long grassy leaves and erect stems each bearing several fragrant, hooded white flowers 5cm in width, carried on arching, slender tubes and prominently blotched purple in throat

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Abyssinian gladiolus

    • Common names

      Gladiolus 'Murieliae', Gladiolus callianthus 'Murielae'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.5-1 metres

    • Spread

      0-0.1 metre

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning required

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by separating cormlets when dormant

  • insectPests

    Susceptible to thrips, aphids and slugs

  • microbeDiseases

    Susceptible to grey moulds and gladiolus corm rot