During Winter and some early Spring shipments. Some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT. Which means that even thought they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it wonít harm the plant(s). Monday through Wednesday.
Atom Hardy Gladiolus
This item will ship in the Spring at the proper planting time for your area.
Atom was introduced in 1946 when the world was learning and marveling at things atomic. This nanus hybrid grows only 2-1/2 feet tall with a vase-like form and produces clusters of vivid red flowers with white picotee edges. Excellent for potting, rock gardens, or in small groups here and there in the garden. It is quite hardy and can winter over and bloom the next spring.
Bloom Time Summer
Foliage Color Green
Sun Requirements Full to Partial Sun
Type/Size 10-12 cm Bulbs
Hardiness Zone 8, 9, 10
Each order is for a qty of 5 bulbs.