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Gladiolus cardinalis x (x gandavensis) [#5]

Gladiolus cardinalis x Gladiolus x gandavensis hybrid no.5 in Macarthur’s notebook no.5 in an entry dated 1847.  Resembles No.3.  Flower rather smaller, and pale in colour, but much resembling it, lower lobes varied by yellow and with larger purple blotches than No.3.  Good variety.  [MP A2948-5].

Horticultural & Botanical History

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History at Camden Park

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Published Oct 22, 2009 - 03:07 PM | Last updated Aug 17, 2011 - 02:38 PM

Family Iridaceae
Region of origin

Garden origin, Camden Park

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Gladiolus cardinalis x Gladiolus x gandavensis No.5

Confidence level high