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Freesia grandiflora

Freesia grandiflora
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. Our seedlings started blooming in February, about a year after they were started from seed.

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 '17/'18 exchange. Baggy 70F (100%G, 24-35d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (83%G, 18-27d)

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