Gladiolus triphyllus

Quick Characteristics:

Height: 10-15 cm (3.9-5.9 inch)
Flower Colors: purple

Gladiolus triphyllus Ker Gawl. , the smallest species of Eurasian Gladiolus, is endemic of the island of Cyprus, especially common on Akamas peninsula, but reported to be recently found in nearby Lebanon coasts too. It is winter growing, with 2-3 narrow leaves and a spike of up to 6 flowers in cultivation, but less in habitat.

Photo by Angelo Porcelli

Gladiolus triphyllus, Angelo Porcelli

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