Gladiolus L.

Spathes and scape glabrous Gladiolus
Perianth more than 3 cm long. Leaves not succulent and scarcely exceeding the scapes
Perianth tube c. twice as long as the lobes. Leaves linear, up to 60 cm long, 5–8 mm wide. Flowers in a one-sided spike. Perianth cream to pink, 7–10 cm long. Garden escape near habitation. Introd. from S. Africa Gladiolus angustus