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Garden Gladiolus 'Priscilla'  

Gladiolus x hortulanus

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Priscilla is a variety of Garden Gladiolus which is a member of the Gladiolus family. Its botanical name is Gladiolus x hortulanus 'Priscilla'. Leaves usually appear in   Shamrock green colour.

This is a beautiful pink gladiolus with slightly ruffled petals and an edge of darker pink with a slightly yellow throat.

Gladiolus Priscilla is a lovely flower with pure white and a pink flush to the petals.

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. Priscilla is known for its Erect habit and growing to a height of approximately 1.52 metres (4.94 feet). This variety tends to bloom in mid summer.

South Africa is believed to be where Priscilla originates from.

Priscilla Garden Gladiolus is normally fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Priscilla have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Priscilla

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Priscilla is generally regarded as a half hardy plant, so it will need protecting in periods of cold weather. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Priscilla are Zone 8 and Zone 10. Priscilla needs a soil ph of 6.1 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Priscilla from seed

Aim to sow 4.29 inches (11.0 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 7.02 inches (18.0 cm).

Transplanting Priscilla

Priscilla is half hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside - as a guideline, the minimum temperature outside should be approximately 2°C / 36°F.

Harvesting Priscilla

This variety tends to mature and be ready for harvest in mid summer.

Other Names for Garden Gladiolus 'Priscilla'

Garden Gladiolus