About Freesia Double
Freesias are a popular spring flowering bulb that produces bright and cheerful blooms with a delightful scent. A wide range of colors and an alluring floral fragrance make freesia hard to resist.
With up to eight trumpet-shaped, upward-pointing blossoms on leafless stems, freesias make delightful cut flowers that last a long time in the vase.
|Common Name ||Freesia|
|Height ||Up to 2 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Red|
|Bloom Time ||Spring or Summer|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
- Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch
Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season
Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am
Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector
Fertilize the plant during planting and growing season with organic fertilizer
Store the bulbs away from sunlight in a cool and dry area and check regularly
- Do not store bulbs for more time as they can loose their viability
Freesia Double care
- Plant Freesia bulbs in early winter or late summer
- Plant the bulbs in well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun or partial shade
Before planting, loosen the soil and add compost in the soil to increase its fertility
Plant the bulbs 5 cm deep and a minimum of 7-8 cm apart
Set the bulb in the hole with the pointy end up
After planting cover the bulb with soil and water thoroughly
Use the potting mix for bulb plantation are in the ratio : 1
- Garden soil + Compost + Perlite + Sand (2:2:1:1)
- Soil + Cocopeat + vermicompost (2:1:2)
|Sunlight ||Full to partial sunlight|
|Watering ||Moderately |
|Soil ||Well drained and fertile soil. |
|Temperature ||20 to 35 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer in the soil before planting of bulbs. |
Freesia Double special feature
Attractive and fragrant flowers.
Freesia Double uses
- Group or mass planted in beds, borders, rock gardens, long walks
- Effectively mixes with other spring or summer flowering bulbs
Frequently Asked Questions
How tall do freesia double grow?
On average freesia double grows Up to 2 feet
What color are freesia double ?
A freesia double plant bears flowers of color Red
How hard is freesia double to grow?
A freesia double is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a freesia double need?
A freesia double prefers Full to partial sunlight
How much water does a freesia double need?
A freesia double prefers watering Moderately
What kind of soil does a freesia double need?
Well drained and fertile soil.
What temperature does a freesia double like?
How should I fertilize my freesia double ?
Apply any organic fertilizer in the soil before planting of bulbs.
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