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Dakota Gardener: Next year's gladiolus

This summer I planted gladiolus flowers in the pots in front of my house. The vertical bladed leaves added height that I was missing in my containers. The gladiolus flowers were from a mixed bag, so it was exciting to see what colors I would get. Not one of the colors, red, pink, coral, white and yellow, were disappointing.

Gladiolus flowers are grown from a type of bulb called a “corm.” The term...