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Q.My glad has horns on the flowers! Why?

Zone 50480 | Shellybilsbor added on August 26, 2018 | Answered

The flowers on my last glad spike have horn like protrusions on them. Wondering what the cause is.

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Answered on August 28, 2018

It is not a cause for concern. These can happen from time to time, more often depending on variety. They are just extra petals, and sometimes an illformed twin flower. They may, or may not bloom. They will often fall off as well.

This article will give you more information on the care of these plants: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/gladiola/care-of-gladiolas-how-to-grow-gladiolas-in-your-garden.htm

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