Shire Wild Bulbs and Nursery
Iridaceae Freesia

Freesia

There are 16 species of Freesia, most of which occur in the winter rainfall region of South Africa. Popular among growers for the elegant, sweetly scented flowers, they generally prefer a sunny to lightly shaded environment. They prefer a fairly well drained, slightly composted growing medium with a pH close to neutral. Generally quite easy to grow and flower reliably each year.

 

Name Freesia laxa (blue) Freesia laxa 'blue' african bulbs
Common name Woodland painted freesia
African name  
D/E deciduous
Rainfall summer
Height 20cm
Light requirements s
Flowers August
Medicinal uses  

 

Name Freesia alba Freesia alba african bulbs
Common name Antique white freesia
African name  
D/E deciduous
Rainfall summer
Height 30cm
Light requirements ss
Flowers September
Medicinal uses  

 

Name Freesia laxa (red) Freesia laxa 'red' shire bulbs
Common name Woodland painted freesia
African name  
D/E Deciduoud
Rainfall summer
Height 20cm
Light requirements ss
Flowers October
Medicinal uses  
Saturday, December 16, 2017

Shade Code

FS -  full sun
SS -  semi shade
S -    shade

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