Plant Care Marsh Gladiolus

Marsh Gladiolus

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Marsh Gladiolus has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

Sword Lily


Gladiolus palustris

How to care for Marsh Gladiolus


How often to water your Marsh Gladiolus

Water needs for Marsh Gladiolus
0.5 cups
every 9

Marsh 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.

Calculate water needs of Marsh Gladiolus

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Marsh Gladiolus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Marsh Gladiolus: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Marsh Gladiolus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Marsh Gladiolus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Marsh Gladiolus

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Marsh 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 Marsh Gladiolus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Marsh Gladiolus

Marsh Gladiolus

Marsh 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.

What other plant parents say

Marsh Gladiolus has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
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Takes a while for the bulbs to sprout, and honestly came out of no where, which was a pleasant surprise!

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