gladidus communis subsp. byzantinus
Gladioli byzantinius produces majestic. tall flower spikes with up to 20 funnel shaped mauvish crimson coloured blooms per stem.
The late spring flowering plant is hardy and will spread freely in the years ahead.
Plant in cottage gardens, spring beds, mature borders and formal beds.
Use as feature plants in bedding schemes with tulips and alliums to extend your spring flowering displays.