How to Plant Gladiolus flower

Gladiolus corms may be found in a broad variety of sizes.

If you want the greatest results, be sure you follow the directions on the package.

When planting corms, ensure that the smoother side is facing down and the pointed end is facing up.

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To prepare your garden, use a garden fork or a tiller to loosen the soil to a depth of 12 to 15 inches.

The largest blooms will emerge from corms that are at least 1 foot and 14 inches in diameter when planted.

Drop the corm into the hole, pointed end up, to a depth of approximately 4 inches. Once you've buried it, press down hard.

Plant corms in groups of seven or more when using them in borders or annual beds.

When planting the corms, make sure they receive adequate water.

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