Gladiolus quadrangularis


Quick Characteristics:

Flower Colors: red, orange
Climate: winter rain climate
 

Gladiolus quadrangularis (Burm.f.) Ker Gawl. (syn. Homoglossum quadrangulare) is found on rocky sandstone slopes in the Northwest Cape. It has 4 to 10 red to orange flowers and blooms late winter into spring. Photos 1-3 were taken by Mary Sue Ittner showing plants that bloomed in Northern California March 2004 and 2007.

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The photos below were taken by Nhu Nguyen. The seeds are on a 1 cm grid.

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