An Explanation of The North American Gladiolus Council's 
Size & Color Classifications

Floret Size Classification

100�s

Miniature

Florets under 2.5�

200�s

Small

Florets 2.5� � 3.5�

300�s

Medium

Florets 3.5�- 4.5�

400�s

Large

Florets 4.5� � 5.5�

500�s

Giant

Florets 5.5� or larger

 

Color Classification

White

00

 

 

 

 

 

Green

 

02

04

 

 

 

Yellow

10

12

14

16

 

 

Orange

20

22

24

26

 

 

Salmon

30

32

34

36

 

 

Pink

40

42

44

46

 

 

Red

50

52

54

56

58

Black Red

Rose

60

62

64

66

68

Black Rose

Lavender

70

72

74

76

78

Purple

Violet

80

82

84

86

 

 

Smoky (Tan)

90

92

94

96

98

Brown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intensity Range

Lightest

Darkest

 

Any classification number ending in an odd digit(1.3,5,7,9) indicate �with conspicuous markings�. For example, while 66 means plain dark rose, 67 means a dark rose with markings.

 

Samples to read code.

 

Gold Struck (Adams 91) (416) 75 Days

Adams is the originator

1991 was the year introduced.

416 the first digit designates size, the last two digits designate color.

75 Days is the number of days until blooming.

 

OUR BULB SIZES ARE APPROXIMATELY THE FOLLOWING DIAMETER

Large

1 1/2" to 1 3/4"

Medium

1" - 1 1/2"