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Freesia spp

Freesia

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Freesia spp
Principal Common Name Freesia
Common Name(s)
Synonym
Description Freesias come from corms and are strongly scented. They have five to 10 single or double flowers. Stems are usually 10 to 18 inches long with little or no foliage. The bell-shaped freesia blooms up to seven days and comes in white, golden yellow, orange, red, pink, mauve, lavender, purple and bicolors.
General Comments Prized for the perfume of the flowers.
Origin
Nativity Africa
Height Range 1 - 2 FT
Spread Range 1 - 0 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 8 : 9 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Medium Green
Leaf Texture Sword-like
Form Bulb
Flower Color Mauve : Pink : Violet : White : Yellow : Yellow Gold
Flower Time Spring
Months
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Color : Flower : Fragrance

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