Growing Calendar for Gladiolus Michelle
Delivery: Mid March to Late May
Produces blooms of fiery colours, suited for planting in a hot borders accompanying dahlias, half-hardy perennials like tall cannas and plants with architectural leaves like castor oil plants.
Our summer bulbs come in easy-to-handle packs so on arrival from March to May they are ready to be planted in containers or in the soil.
Plant like spring bulbs to a depth of three times the height of the bulb and water well.
Our summer bulbs will appreciate a light and well-draining soil and most will appreciate a sunny position unless otherwise stated.
Once they flower you can cut some for vases indoors. Just invest in a pair of secateurs or snips to make clean stem cuts.
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Summer flowering bulbs, corms and tubers are many and varied. They fit in with most mixed planting schemes.
Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.
We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days