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My gladiolus callianthus have only just finished flowering . do `I dead head them or do I wait for the stems and foliage to die down before taking up the bulbs and wintering?

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Let them die back in a sheltered place - then dry the corms and store until next spring. I have found, sadly, that I don't have much success with these - and read that it's better/easier to start with new ones!

That's what I shall do, anyway.

21 Nov, 2009

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