Plant Care Ever-Flowering Gladiolus

Ever-Flowering Gladiolus

Also known as

Avon-flower, evening-flower gladiolus, large gladiolus, large-flower gladiolus, marsh Afrikaner, trompetters and yellow marsh Afrikaner


Gladiolus tristis

How to care for Ever-Flowering Gladiolus


How often to water your Ever-Flowering Gladiolus

Water needs for Ever-Flowering Gladiolus
0.5 cups
every 9

Ever-Flowering Gladiolus needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Ever-Flowering Gladiolus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Ever-Flowering Gladiolus: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Ever-Flowering Gladiolus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Ever-Flowering Gladiolus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Ever-Flowering Gladiolus in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Ever-Flowering Gladiolus

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Ever-Flowering Gladiolus: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Ever-Flowering Gladiolus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Ever-Flowering Gladiolus

Ever-Flowering Gladiolus

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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