Botanical Name: Gladiolus Description: She’s an early bloomer! Plant reaches 5 feet and produces huge flower heads of a rich purple. Ideal for cutting and spectacular in the garden. Florets are large, have a velvety texture, and are tightly placed on the stalks. Up to 10 are open simultaneously. We ship 12/14 cm. bulbs that assure big, strong-growing plants and impressive flowers.