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Freesia (Purple) - Bulbs

Freesia (Purple) - Bulbs
Freesias are gorgeous and delicate exotics. Their bright colors and heavy perfume make freesia a popular cut flower.
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Description for Freesia (Purple)

The bulbs look like small, slim onions. The flower grows along one side of the stem, in a funnel-shape. Freesias stems have the unusual habit of turning at right angles just below the bottom flower. The flowers bloom along the top side of the stalk, facing upwards.

Common name(s): Freesia, Freesias
Flower colours: Purple
Bloom time: Summer and fall
Max reacahble height: Up to 40 cm
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow

Planting and care

It can be planted in autumn, spring to early summer. Plant them with the pointed end facing up. Keep the planting depth at 2 to 4 inches and 3 to 5 inches apart. Flowering takes around 100-120 days from planting. Freesias are propagated by offsets of bulbs and seeds.

Sunlight: Full sun to light shade
Soil: Well-drained
Water: Moderate
Temperature: 14 to 24 degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply rich, loam-based compost once in a month.

Caring for Freesia

  • Add plenty of organic matter to improve thin soils.
  • During winter, bring freesia bulbs in and keep them in a sunny window.
  • Keep the plants well watered while the leaves and flowers are developing.
  • Fertilize the plants in spring with a bulb fertilizer.

Harvesting

Cut the stems early in the morning before warm temperatures have a chance to dry out the blossoms.

Typical uses of Freesia

Special features: Flowers

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: The flowers will add beauty to the surrounding.

Medicinal use: NA

References

  • https://www.theflowerexpert.com/content/mostpopularflowers/morepopularflowers/freesia
  • https://www.gardenia.net/plant/freesia
  • https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=943
  • https://www.easytogrowbulbs.com/pages/freesia-planting-guide

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5 / 5 Marudadu RajyaLakshmi 09 August 2017
I want to buy this plant.
5 / 5 Deepika Asthana 12 June 2017
I have some childhood memories with this plant.
4 / 5 Satvika Reddy 06 April 2017
can we collect seeds of this plant to regrow.
5 / 5 Santhosh Santy 15 February 2017
cute flowers in this plant.
4 / 5 Gaurav Narwania 11 February 2017
Which other plant can be grown with this plant.

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