White Prosperity Gladiolus

Like snowfall in summer, White Prosperity Gladiolus brightens the summer garden with plentiful pure-white flowers on tall stately stalks. Breathtaking 4" flowers growing up to 5 ft. tall make White Prosperity an essential addition to the summer garden.
Zones2 - 10
Advantages
Easy To Grow
Deer Resistant
Good For Cut Flowers
Good For Containers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Annual Rainfall
Less than 10" (with irrigation)
20 to 30"
30 to 40"
40 to 50"
50 to 60"
Mature Plant Size56-60" tall
Bulb Spacing4 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom TimeMid Summer
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SizeBag of 15
SKUHC017249

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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Gladiolus White Prosperity adds vertical interest and cascades of snow white flowers to the summer garden. Blooming from mid-summer into fall, they look beautiful planted with Dahlias, ornamental grasses and other summer bloomers. This gladiolus variety was voted one of the top ten cultivars in the international cut flower market. At a height of 4-5 ft. and with 18-20 flowers per stalk it’s easy to see why they are so popular. Plant them 5" apart in groups of at least 5 for best effect. To prolong the season of bloom, plant groups of White Prosperity in succession every 2 weeks. Easy to grow and deer resistant, they make great cut flowers. Cut the stems on a cool morning with a sharp knife when there are just a few open (or partially open) flowers. Place the stems in lukewarm water with a flower preservative and the warmth of the water will encourage more flowers to open. Move to a cooler location once flowers have opened and enjoy. In zones 3-4, you can save your bulbs for next spring by digging them before the first frost and storing them in a cool, dry, frost-free place over winter.
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SKUHC017249
Common Name
White Prosperity Gladiolus
Botanical Name
Gladiolus White Prosperity
Item Package Size
Bag of 15
Flower Color
White
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Bloom Time
Mid Summer
Mature Height
56-60" tall
Bulb Spacing
4 bulbs per sq. ft.
Flower Bulb Size
12-14 cm
Planting Depth
Plant 8" deep.
Amount Of Rain
Less than 10" (with irrigation), 20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50", 50 to 60"
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Average Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil
Soil Moisture
Average, Well Draining
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Advantages
Easy To Grow, Deer Resistant, Good For Cut Flowers, Good For Containers
Additional Information
Perennial in zones 8-10. Annual in zones 3-7.
Zones
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ships As
Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Poisonous or Toxic to Animals
Yes
Planting Time
Spring / Summer
Ships To Canada
No
Planting Guides

Summer Blooming Bulbs, including popular varieties such as gladiolus and dahlias, are planted in the spring and bloom in the summer. Most of these bulbs are tropical and require warm weather to be planted. There must not be any danger of frost and your ground temperature must have reached 55 degrees Fahrenheit before planting. Many of our summer blooming bulbs can be planted as perennials in zones 9-10 (zone 8 if mulched), but should be treated as annuals in cooler climates. You can lift them and store them in the fall, or bring patio pots inside before frost. See page 15 of our Planting Guide for a bulb depth planting illustration.

Growing Gladiolus: After spring frosts are over, plant the gladiolus corms (bulbs) in your flower bed wherever you want brilliant color in mid-summer. Gladiolus take very little space in the garden and can easily be planted between other plants. After planting, keep the bulbs watered regularly. Soon you’ll have bright sword-like foliage and brilliant blooms. Gladiolus corms are inexpensive, and provide excellent color for the cost. As frost threatens, you can just forget them, and replace them with new bulbs next growing season, or dig up the corms and store them in a cool try place until the following spring.


View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.
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ZoneShipping Status
Zone 2Shipping begins the week of May 18th, 2020
Zone 3Shipping begins the week of May 18th, 2020
Zone 4Shipping begins the week of May 18th, 2020
Zone 5Shipping begins the week of April 27th, 2020
Zone 6Shipping begins the week of April 13th, 2020
Zone 7Shipping begins the week of March 23rd, 2020
Zone 8Shipping begins the week of March 2nd, 2020
Zone 9Shipping begins the week of March 2nd, 2020
Zone 10Shipping begins the week of March 2nd, 2020

As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Plant Information’ section describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (800) 925-9387 or contact us by email.

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