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Gladiolus dalenii

This is a deciduous, evergreen perennial with sword-shaped leaves arranged in a loose fan. The flowers appear on tall spikes, all facing to one side, orange with yellow lower petals. Fond them along the tide path to Kingfisher Creek.

Not indigenous to the Garden Route but naturally found in Eastern Cape to West Africa.

Family Name:
Common Name:
African gladiolus (Eng.); papegaai-gladiolus (Afr.)
Plant Height:
70 - 100 cm
Flower Colour:
Orange Yellow
Flowering Time:
October, November, December, January