- “It says that to reverse the magic of the Pool of Youth, we need to find the oldest plant in Flora Forest, the Grandfather Gladiola. It's pollen can turn anyone who falls into the pool back to normal.”
- ―Mr. Smee
The Grandfather Gladiola is a large flower hidden deep within the Flora Forest in a section of Never Land known as Gladiola Gully. Its pollen is the only thing known on Never Land to reverse the effects of the Pirate Pool of Youth.
Role in the series
Grandfather Gladiola first appeared in the episode "Pirate-Sitting Pirates", As Tick-Tock the Crocodile chases after Captain Hook, he stumbles, knocking himself, Hook, Jake, Izzy and Cubby into the Pirate Pool of Youth, transforming them all into babies.Forcing Skully, Mr. Smee, Sharky and Bones, to take care of the young pirates as they journey to the Flora Forest and find the Grandfather Gladiola transform everyone back to normal. Soon the pirates reach the Gladiola Gully where Grandfather Gladiola is located,Captain Hook plots to return to his original age, leaving Jake and his crew as helpless infants. Luckily, both Jake and Tick-Tock intervene, saving the Grandfather Gladiola.