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Garden Gladiolus 'Blue lagoon'    

Gladiolus x hortulanus

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Belonging to the Gladiolus genus (Gladiolus x hortulanus 'Blue lagoon'), Blue lagoon is a variety of Garden Gladiolus. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Munsell purple. The mature flowers are of a Single form. Leaves appear approximately as a   Cadmium green and   Grade 1 Paint Green colour. This variety is a Flower that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Blue lagoon is known for its Erect habit and growing to a height of approximately 1.22 metres (3.96 feet). This variety tends to bloom in mid summer.

South Africa is believed to be where Blue lagoon originates from.

Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Blue lagoon Garden Gladiolus is normally quite easy to grow provided a minimum level of care is given throughout the year. It will be helpful to note the correct soil, sun and water needs of this plant to ensure that this plant thrives.

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How to grow Blue lagoon

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Plant 6" (15cm) deep in an area that gets full sun to partial shade. Space 6 – 9".

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Blue lagoon is thought of as half hardy, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Blue lagoon are Zone 8 and Zone 10. A soil ph of between 6.7 and 7.0 is ideal for Blue lagoon as it does best in weakly acidic soil - neutral soil.

Growing Blue lagoon from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 7.02 inches (18.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 4.29 inches (11.0 cm).

Transplanting Blue lagoon

As Blue lagoon is half hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out (around 2°C / 36°F as a guideline) - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Blue lagoon

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by mid summer.

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