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G. nanus ELVIRA, 1956        Web-Only
Small-flowered and informal, ‘Elvira’ is a perky soft pink with its lower petals splashed with ruby. It’s one of the Nanus group of petite, early-blooming, hardier-than-most glads, and perfect for summer’s simple, no-fuss bouquets. 2-3 feet, from Holland. Chart to compare.
SGL24Add to basket:5/$4.7510/$925/$20.5050/$38100/$71
FRIENDSHIP, 1949        Web-Only
This landmark pink has won every prize there is for glads, and 60-some years after it first bloomed for the legendary Carl Fischer it’s still considered world-class. Frosty pink with a luminous throat, it’s refreshingly cool and exceptionally healthy. 4 feet, from Holland. Chart to compare.
SGL02Add to basket:5/$4.2510/$825/$18.5050/$34100/$63
FRISKY, 1963        Web-Only & Rarest
New! Grandchild of the great ‘Atom’, this dazzling little beauty is a deep, velvety scarlet glinting with undertones of gold, and each of its ruffled petals is outlined by a fine picotee edging of gold. It’s another masterpiece by Marion Rich of upstate New York who also gave the world ‘Apricot Luster’ and ‘Blue Smoke’. VERY limited supply, small-flowered, 3½ feet tall, from Maine. Chart to compare.
SGL60SOLD OUT1/$6.503/$185/$2810/$52
ISLE OF CAPRI, 1961        Web-Only & Rarest
New! Big, beautiful, and blazing, this lightly ruffled glad from the early 1960s is a radiant orange splashed with scarlet and white in the throat. Ohio-bred, it’s named for the sun-drenched island that fun-seekers have been flocking to since Roman times. Limited supply, 4 feet tall, from Maine. Chart to compare.
SGL61SOLD OUT3/$12.505/$2010/$3725/$84.50
KAKAGA, 1962        Web-Only & Rarest
Yoda’s favorite glad? With its flaring side petals, this exotic little glad may at least remind you of that big-eared Jedi master. A bit larger than ‘Atom’, it’s a brilliant paprika-orange splashed with gold and absolutely dazzling. As for its name, if you know what it means, please let us know! Small-flowered, 3-4 feet, from Maine and Michigan. Chart to compare.
SGL56SOLD OUT1/$63/$16.505/$2610/$4825/$108
KING SOLOMON, 1966        Web-Only & Rarest
New! Velvety and sumptuous, this jewel-toned glad is deep wine-red shaded with purple and highlighted by midrib lines and a picotee edging of silver. It was bred by gladiolus farmer Russell Bevington of Indiana who the local newspaper once described as a “hippy with a glad business.” 4 feet tall, from Maine. Chart to compare.
SGL62Add to basket:3/$11.505/$18.5010/$3425/$77.5050/$144
LA CORUNA, 1957        Web-Only & Rarest
With velvety petals of an incredibly dark, intense ruby shaded with burgundy and smoke, this 50-something glad is still turning heads. Order early — we never have enough! 3-4 feet, from Maine and Michigan. Chart to compare.
SGL54SOLD OUT1/$7.503/$20.505/$32.5010/$6025/$135Limit 3, please.
MELODIE, 1955        Web-Only & Rarest
As featured in both Garden Gate and The Old-House Journal! Small-flowered and richly patterned, this little gem is very much like the rococo glads of the late 1800s. Rosy-peach with a blaze of scarlet and gold – one stem in a bud vase is all you’ll need. 3 feet, from Maine. Chart to compare.
SGL18SOLD OUT3/$9.505/$1510/$2825/$6450/$119
G. dalenii, PARROT GLAD, 1830        Web-Only & Rarest
It’s back! The first African glad in US gardens, this vivid orange, green, and yellow wildling was eventually crowded aside by new hybrids. But it lingered in old Southern gardens, waiting to be rediscovered by savvy 21st-century gardeners. “The most desirable,” Bridgeman wrote in 1837. “It blossoms freely, and the colors are exquisitely beautiful.” We last offered it in 2011, and our supply this spring is VERY limited. Formerly G. psittacinus and G. natalensis, zones 8a-9b(11bWC), 4 feet tall, from Louisiana. Chart to compare.
SGL10SOLD OUT1/$16.503/$455/$71
SUNBONNET SUE, 1967        Web-Only & Rarest
It’s back! Named for the traditional quilt pattern of little girls in over-sized bonnets, this pastel glad is a warm apricot-buff with a sprinkling of freckles in its golden throat. Customers at our local Farmers Market loved it as a cutflower, and it’s even better when you grow your own! Very limited supply, small-flowered, 3-4 feet, from Maine. Chart to compare.
SGL48SOLD OUT3/$9.255/$14.5010/$27.5025/$62.5050/$116
SUNSET SKY, 1965        Web-Only & Rarest
New! One of the smallest-flowered glads we grow, this ruffled beauty is a soft lemon yellow, deeper in the center and paling to almost white towards the edges which are richly suffused with glowing orange. Early blooming, strong growing, small-flowered, 3 feet tall, from Maine. Chart to compare.
SGL63Add to basket:3/$9.755/$15.5010/$2925/$66Limit 25, please.
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