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Garden Gladiolus 'Green Star'

Gladiolus x hortulanus

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Green Star is a variety of Garden Gladiolus which is a member of the Gladiolus family. Its botanical name is Gladiolus x hortulanus 'Green Star'. Green Star grows as a Perennial and is a Flower. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Green Star 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 Green Star originates from.

Green Star 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 Green Star have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Green Star

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Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Green Star 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. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 8 - 10 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Green Star needs a soil ph of 6.7 to 7.0 (weakly acidic soil - neutral soil).

Growing Green Star from seed

Sow 4.29 inches (11.0 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 7.02 inches (18.0 cm).

Transplanting Green Star

Green Star 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 Green Star

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