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Freesia alba

Freesia alba
Freesia alba
Freesia alba
Developing wary seedpods, mid-April

Family iridaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z8b-10)
Flowers white (spring)
Size 12"
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes well-drained soil
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Freesia species that produces a mass of fragrant one-inch flowers, white with dusky purple markings. Prefers its location to be on the dry side in summer, when the bulbs are dormant. Our seedlings started blooming in early February the next year.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: back fence border

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '18/'19 exchange. Baggy 70F (100%G, 11-20d)
  2. Seed from '23 garden. Baggy 70F (89%G, 13-21d)

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