Scientific nameThis plant has upright, flat, pointed, strap-like leaves and grows up to 1.5m tall. Found on damp mountain slopes of granite and sandstone and near stream banks.
Winter-growing Gladiolus plants can be grown from seeds or corms, which must be sown or planted in autumn, in well-drained soil.
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Conservation status: Least Concern
This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.
Gladiolus undulatus is indigenous to: Cape Flats Sand Fynbos