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Red Balance Gladiolus

Best Red Glad for Cut Flowers
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Red Balance Gladiolus

Best Red Glad for Cut Flowers
While a red gladiolus is eye-catching in a bouquet, that color tends to fade fast. This brand-new variety holds onto its intense hue for a long time—both in the garden and in the vase. In fact, its cut-flower performance is so impressive because that's where we got it. Red Balance is only newly available in home gardening as of spring 2020. Before that it was solely available in the cut-flower industry, so grab this and grow like the pros! As a tender bulb, it'll grow easily and quickly with a strong, vigorous performance. Once the season ends, you'll want to discard it (if you're using it as an annual), lift it and store it, or if you're featuring this variety in a container, you can just roll the whole pot into a sheltered location for the winter.
  • Zone 3-10
  • Height 4 - 5 feet
  • Bloom Time Blooms early to mid summer
  • Light Requirements Full Sun
  • Ship As 12-14 BULB
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  • Botanical Name:

    Gladiolus 'Red Balance'

  • Height: 4 - 5 feet
  • Ship As: 12-14 BULB
  • Lift In Fall: 3- 7
  • Spacing: 4 - 5 inches
  • Spread: 4 - 5 inches
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Color: Red
  • Foliage Type: Long strap-like leaves, medium green in color.
  • Bloom Time: Blooms early to mid summer
  • Flower Form: 3-4" ruffled florets carried along 1 side of the robust stems, 10 - 12 are open at a time
  • Planting Instructions: Plant bulbs 4" deep and 4-5" apart
  • Soil Requirements: Moist, well-drained soil
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Pruning: Cut back spent flower stems.
  • Winter Care: Lift in fall if you live in Zones 3-7 for winter storage. Replant the following spring after frosts are over.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR



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