Gladiolus angustusCommon name: Painted Lady

Meaning of name: The meaning of the name is not known.

Distribution: Occurs throughout the southwest of Western Australia in disturbed sites.

Remarks: The flower stems are up to 60 centimetres tall. The white flowers have red or purple markings towards their base. The flowers are produced in October and November.

References: Western Weeds, A Guide to the Weeds of Western Australia. BMJ Hussey, GJ Keighery, J Dodd, SG Lloyd, RD Cousens. 1997.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.