Gladiolus huttonii is a winter growing delightful gladiolus with rush-like leaves. It is found on sandstone slopes in the southeastern Cape of South Africa and flowers in spring. It has red to orange flowers with the lower tepals sometimes yellow.
Pronunciation: GLAD-ee-oh-lus hut-TON-ee-eye
Species Meaning: Variant spelling of huttoni; named for Henry Hutton of Grahamstown, who explored in South Africa and sent specimen to Kew
Gladiolus huttonii is native to South Africa.
Needs a dry summer.
In Our Garden
Plant ID: P20030
Found in Pots,
Waiting to find its forever home in the garden.
We acquired this plant from Telos Rare Bulbs.