Freesias bloom the gorgeous, delicate, and fragrant flowers. This flowers boost the garden beauty.
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.
||Up to 2 feet
||Spring or Summer
||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)
||Full to partial sunlight
||Well drained and fertile soil.
||20 to 35 degrees C
||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