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Pink Afrikander

Gladiolus caryophyllaceus

Also known as

Pienkafrikaner, Sandveldlelie

Gladiolus caryophyllaceus by Helium Luo (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Full Sun
Advanced care
Tender

9a-10b

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Pink Afrikander Overview

Gladiolus caryophyllaceus is a robust and beautiful pink-flowered cormous plant with a heady perfume reminiscent of cloves and carnations. It makes a fine cut flower and subject for raised beds but is short-lived in cultivation in South Africa, yet ironically has become an aggressive invader in Western Australia. ZA Distribution: Northern Cape, Western Cape.

Special features of Pink Afrikander

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Other uses of Pink Afrikander

Edible