Deep and Mysterious ‘Purple Flora’ Gladiolus

When it comes to garden planning, it's not uncommon to find myself with an entire backyard filled with pastel colored blooms. In an effort to change that this year, I ordered quite a few varieties of darker flowers. Among these was the 'Purple Flora' gladiolus! Having only purchased a small 10 count package of corms,…

In Bloom: ‘Guinea’ Gladiolus – A Lovely Blend of Salmon and Purple

Whenever I'm planning the cut flower garden, I'm always on the hunt for bargain bulbs. However, every once and awhile I'll allow myself to buy a variety that I really want. 'Guinea' gladiolus bulbs were a little more expensive than what I'd normally buy, but I was very eager to see the beautiful blend of…