Gladiolus is derived from the Latin word “gladium”, which means sword and is represented by Roman gladiators.
The Gladiolus flower is the largest genus in the Iradaceae family, comprising of more than 260 species.
Gladiolus is native to the sub African region, and is found mainly in Tropical Africa and South Africa.
It is the August birth flower and 40th wedding anniversary flower.
The Mediterranean and British gladiolus were used in the ancient times to treat physical ailments.
The flower signifies remembrance and infatuation, telling the receiver that he or she “pierces the heart” of the giver.
This impressive flower comes in a variety of colors like blue, green, pink, white and yellow.
Yellow stone is a gorgeous bright yellow bloom with a sword like foliage.
This tall, impressive flower will definitely create a bright spot in your garden and flower borders.
It is very easy to grow and requires proper sunlight and good drainage to thrive.
Claudia is a bright crimson red flower with a yellow centre.
It has a thin, short stem which bears green, strap like leaves. The flower is ideal as a cut flower and is mainly used for bouquet decoration.