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While there's been a fair amount of back and forth in recent years about the correct family to assign Peacock Orchids to, there's been no squabbling about their beauty and garden value. With a demure form, like a shy young girl with downwards cast eyes, the flowers bob on gently bent stems.
|Botanical Name:||Acidanthera bicolor, Gladiolus murielae, Gladiolus callianthus|
|Common Name:||Peacock orchids, peacock gladiolus, Abyssinian gladiolus|
|Growing Zones:||7-10 outside, elsewhere treat as annuals|
|Flower Color:||White flowers with wine throats|
|Bloom Timing:||Late summer into fall|
|Pkg. Count:||12 bulbs|
|Product info, photos and tips:||Peacock Orchid Planting Guide|
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