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Gladiolus vandermerwei

Gladiolus vandermerwei

Full Sun
Moderate care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


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Gladiolus vandermerwei Overview

Gladiolus vandermerwei is a highly threatened species, occurring in the Ruens Renosterveld areas of the Eastern Overberg. This species has become a flagship species, highlighting the plight of one of the most threatened vegetation types in the world. This stunning plant co-occurs with a number of special plants in the Overberg and is a good indicator of this unique habitat. ZA Distribution: Western Cape.

Special features of Gladiolus vandermerwei

Attracts birds