So extensively is the gladiolus grown at the present time that enough to fill a good-sized bed can be bought for a small sum.
Plant anemone and ranunculus roots and the corms of gladiolus.
The gladiolus, in its European species at least, has been in garden cultivation for quite 400 years.
The best example in which this method of increase is practised is the gladiolus.
This frequent stirring is beneficial in itself, and it promotes the destruction of the foes which prey upon gladiolus roots.
For decorative purposes the gladiolus is fast becoming indispensable.
Success with the gladiolus depends more upon the use and management of bulblets than upon any other one thing.
The gladiolus is a bulbous plant that grows only in the warm season of the year.
The bars shown across the illustration of this disease are magnificent crystals, very common in gladiolus corms.
gladiolus primulinus and hybrids were first publicly offered in 1909.
c.1000, from Latin gladiolus "wild iris," literally "small sword," diminutive of gladius "sword" (see gladiator); so called by Pliny in reference to the plant's sword-shaped leaves. The Old English form of the word was gladdon. Form gladiol is attested mid-15c.; the modern use perhaps represents a 1560s reborrowing from Latin.
gladiolus glad·i·o·lus (glād'ē-ō'ləs)
n. pl. glad·i·o·lus·es or glad·i·o·li (-lī)
The large middle section of the sternum.