Gladiolus pritzelii


Quick Characteristics:

Flower Colors: yellow
Climate: winter rain climate
 

Gladiolus pritzelii Diels is found on rocky sandstone slopes in the northwest Cape. It has bell-like yellow fowers with red to brown transverse markings on the lower tepals. The first photo was taken by Cameron McMaster on Ouberg Road in the Roggeveld, the second by Rod Saunders from Silverhill Seeds. The flowers have a mild scent of green apples.

Gladiolus pritzelii, Cameron McMasterGladiolus pritzelii, Rod Saunders

The photos below are of plants in cultivation. Photo 1 was from Alan Horstmann and photos 2-5 were taken by Nhu Nguyen.

Gladiolus pritzelii, Alan HorstmannGladiolus pritzelii, Nhu NguyenGladiolus pritzelii, Nhu NguyenGladiolus pritzelii, Nhu NguyenGladiolus pritzelii, Nhu Nguyen

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