Recent Examples of gladiolus from the Web
Bulbs: African iris, agapanthus, amaryllis, blackberry lily, bulbine, calla lily, crinum, crocosmia, day lily, gladiolus, kaffir lily, narcissus, society garlic, spider lily, rain lilies and walking iris.
Claudia Vasquez tucked stems of gladiolus into a rusting can of Peruvian soda, her grandmother's favorite.
Bulb-type plants: Achimenes, African iris, bulbine, caladium, canna, crinum, crocosmia, day lily, eucharis lily, gladiolus, gloriosa lily, peacock ginger, society garlic, spiderwort, rain lily and walking iris.
Plant summer blooming bulbs including cannas, callas, caladiums, dahlias, gladiolus, lilies, tuberose, tuberous begonia, Nerine, Tigridia pavonia and Watsonia.
After it blooms, the gladiolus corm sets to work developing a new corm for next year’s flower spike.
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Origin and Etymology of gladiolus
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of gladiolus for English Language Learners
: a plant with long, stiff leaves and brightly colored flowers
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