Wine and Roses is a variety of Garden Gladiolus which is a member of the Gladiolus family. Its botanical name is Gladiolus x hortulanus 'Wine and Roses'. Blooms normally display as a colour very similar to Lavender rose. The mature flowers have an approximate petal count of 6. Leaves usually appear in Grade 1 Paint Green colour.
Medium pink glad with wine purple markings framed by a white feathered corona. Ruffled, an early blooming schedule (normally 60 to 70 days from planting) and a very dependable disposition makes this one a favorite of growers and home gardeners alike. Planting companions: Casa Blanca lilies and pink echinacea.1This 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. Wine and Roses 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 Wine and Roses originates from.
Wine and Roses 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.
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If growing out of the hardiness zones, lift in fall and store indoors.Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Wine and Roses is generally regarded as a half hardy plant, so although it can survive a small mild cold snap, it is wise to ensure that this plant is protected from frost damage. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Wine and Roses are Zone 8 and Zone 10. Wine and Roses needs a soil ph of 6.7 to 7.0 (weakly acidic soil - neutral soil).