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Plum Tart Gladiolus

Gladiolus 'Plum Tart'
SKU: HC008717
per Bag of 15
Shipping begins the week of March 4th, 2024

Give Gladiolus ‘Plum Tart’ a try and you’ll be glad you did. Dramatic magenta-purple flowers fill the tall stems of this hardy plant and combined with its sword-like foliage you have a combo of intense summer color and strong vertical elements, giving your summer garden a fresh chapter. Easy-to-grow, Gladiolus ‘Plum Tart’ is 36-44 inches tall making it perfect for a perennial bed or as a key element in a cutting garden. Hardy in zones 8-11, they can be grown in cooler zones as annuals.

key features
Botanical Name
Gladiolus 'Plum Tart'
Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Easy To Grow, Long Bloom Time, Cut Flowers
Growing Zones
Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Hardiness Zone
Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10, Zone 11
Annual in colder zones
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Mature Height
36-44" tall
Bulb Spacing
4 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time
Mid summer until frost


36-44". When summer doldrums hit, here comes Gladiolus ‘Plum Tart’ to wake up the senses and bring fresh color to the summer scene. Standing tall at 36-44 inches, with dramatic strap-like foliage, ‘Plum Tart’s’ intense magenta-purple flowers are lovely in the garden and as cut flowers. Tall and stately, these easy-care plants add vertical and colorful interest to any garden setting. Planted near a boulder in the lawn Gladiolus ‘Plum Tart’ is a simple solution for a mid-season splash of color. Consider planting ‘Plum Tart’ with Phlox, roses, Echinacea and especially tall ornamental grasses. Hardy in zones 8-11, they can be grown in cooler zones as annuals.