Gladiolus species unidentified blue

There are few truly blue-flowered gladioli, although a number have mauvish flowers.  Gladiolus gracilis Jacq., which see, was certainly known and grown by Macarthur and others, such as Gladiolus caeruleus Goldblatt & J.C.Manning, have been more recently described.

Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.

History at Camden Park

Listed in the 1845, 1850 and 1857 catalogues [B.175/1845].  Probably introduced by John Bidwill.  [See Gladiolus cardinalis Curt.].


Published Oct 28, 2009 - 05:15 PM | Last updated Jul 23, 2010 - 12:03 PM

More details about Gladiolus species unidentified blue
Family Iridaceae
Region of origin


Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Gladiolus sp. blue 

Confidence level low