My mom planted Gladiolus - I guess they did well in the Texas heat. They remind me of her. - Gladiolus (name comes from Latin word for sword): as above. Red colored gladiolus also symbolizes martyrdom (as does a palm branch.
~~Lady Darlene Dahlia Dinnerplate form that is a great ball of fire in the garden, this dahlia has rich yellow-gold petals with red tips and perfect flower form. A magnificent color combination Fiesta Bulbs~~
Gladiolus "BLACK WALNUT" Spring Planting Bulbs Flowering Garden Plants