Acidanthera "Murielae" is part of the Acidanthera genus and is a Peacock flower variety. Its scientific name is Gladiolus callianthus 'Acidanthera "Murielae"'. Blooms appear in these approximate colours: Ghost white and Burgundy. The mature flowers take a Single form, with an approximate petal count of 6. Leaves appear approximately as a Napier green colour.
A form of gladiolus with white flowers w/ burgundy markings at base on 12-18" stems
Blooms late summer to early fall
Beautiful in woodland gardens
Excellent cut flower
Acidanthera "Murielae" Peacock flower needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.
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How to grow Peacock flower 'Acidanthera "Murielae"'
Full sun – Part Shade
Prefers Well Drained Soil
Growing Acidanthera "Murielae" from seed
- Plant bulbs in groups of 3 – 5 (3" apart); 5 bulbs will cover 12″×12″ sq.
- in 2"-3" deep hole w/ pointed side up, cover w. soil, water thuroughly
- in groups of 3 – 5 (3" apart); 5 bulbs will cover ~ 12″×12″ Sq.
- Full Sun – Part Shade
- Prefers Well Drained Soil
Transplanting Acidanthera "Murielae"
Ensure that temperatures are mild (minimum night temperatures should be around 10°C / 50°F) and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Acidanthera "Murielae" is a half hardy plant.
Dig up bulbs b4 frost, but brown floiage, dry, clean and store in peat moss, dry sand or vermiculite at 50-60*
Harvesting Acidanthera "Murielae"
Peacock flower 'Acidanthera "Murielae"' information
How long does Acidanthera "Murielae" take to grow?
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08 Sep 2011
Really lovely plant. Drooping white flowers with purplish-brown blotch in center exude a strong but exquisite scent similar to that of the Bermuda lily. Well-drained soil. Full sun. Cut flower!
info from VanZyv bulb packet -2010