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Freesia laxa red eye

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Hardy bulb, flowers summer

Freesia laxa red eye | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
0.2 litres
£2.50

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Plant Finder: about the Freesia genus

Description

Freesia genus. There are about 6 species of perennials which are widely grown for their bright cup-shaped, deliciously scented spring flowers. The wild species will bloom yellow, pink or purple. The medium green leaves are narrow or sword-shaped at the base of the plant.

Cultivation

They are half hardy, and will require a full sun with well-drained soil. You can plant in the autumn and water throughout the winter. Support with twigs or small canes.

Interest and use

Grown for their usually fragrant flowers, which are popular for cutting.

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Freesia laxa red eye | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • BloomsAugust to October
  • Height0.03m to 0.6m
  • Spread0.05m to 0.1m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourWhite-green blue purple red-yellow
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

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Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
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