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Freesia grandiflora

 
Family iridaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers red (spring)
Size 8-24"
Light sun-part shade
From seed Germinate at room temperature (patience advised)
detailed seed-starting info below

Native to southern Africa, this cormous species thrives in areas with summer rainfall, usually in association with woody plants. Vegetative reproduction occurs by new cormlets growing from the ends of rhizomes.

We're just trying this plant for the first time this year; it hasn't found a permanent place in our gardens yet. (click here for a full list)

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '17/'18 exchange. Baggy 70F (100%G, 24-35d)


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