Hardy Gladiolus are early flowering Gladioli and are similar in form to the large flowering type, but hardy.
Hardy Gladiolus Alba.
Pure white petals, with creamy-yellow stripe at centre of flower and bluish anthers.
Rose coloured flowers with a cream throat.
Hardy Gladiolus Communis Byzantinus.
The brilliant deep purple-red flowers are freely produced and often shaded with a tinge of reddish-violet.
RHS Award of Garden Merit.
Hardy Gladiolus Nanus Nymph.
One of the most beautiful. The flowers are whitish-pink with cream coloured blotches, edged china-rose.