Gladiolus splendens


Quick Characteristics:

Flower Colors: red
Climate: winter rain climate
 

Gladiolus splendens (Sweet) Herb., formerly known as Anomalesia splendens, is found in rocky clay, mostly near streams in the Roggeveld and the Calvinia district. The bright red flowers are formed in a strongly inclined spike. Photos 1 and 2 taken by Mary Sue Ittner near Middelpos September 2006, photo 3 taken by Bob Rutemoeller in a garden in Calvinia. Photo 4 by Jacob Uluwehi Knecht. Photo 5 by Nhu Nguyen shows the seeds on a 1 cm square grid.

Gladiolus splendens, Middelpos, Mary Sue IttnerGladiolus splendens, Middelpos, Mary Sue IttnerGladiolus splendens, Bob RutemoellerGladiolus splendens, Jacob Uluwehi KnechtGladiolus splendens, seeds, Nhu Nguyen

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