Gladiolus’ Change to a Pinkish Color After Two Years

Andrea added on September 4, 2015 | Answered

After my gladioli grow the second year, the third year all the flowers that grow are a pinkish rose in color. What causes this? We plant around 600 hundred each year. Also, what anti-fungal powder do you recommend to use on the gladioli when storing them for winter?

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Answered on September 7, 2015

This is not uncommon for some flowers including Glads.
Here is a link that explains a few of the possible reasons.

The corms can be dusted with any type of anti fungal power, found at most garden centers.

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