Gladiolus is also commonly referred to by the name of its genus – Gladiolus, the plural form of which can be Gladioli. Tall, tightly packed spikes of six to eight blossoms open in sequence from the bottom. Gladiolus is also known as the Sword Lily, due to its sword shaped leaves, or Corn Lily.
When do these grow
Gladioli are planted in February-July and are at their blooming best between June to mid-October.
How about another interesting fact
Gladiolus stands for remembrance and infatuation, faithfulness and honour in the language of flowers.
Consumption of gladioli can induce symptoms of intoxication in humans and animals.