Freesia - Tuber

Freesia sp 

Once you smell a Freesia, you're hooked forever!

Bakker's colourful mix of Garden Freesia gives your garden both colour and fragrance. Your patio, decking or border will look amazing with this freesia mix. Freesias are excellent as cut flowers, the home will smell delightful. These can't get any more colourful than they already are! Order these fabulous garden freesias today!
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Flowering Period

Planting and flowering details
  • Planting
  • In spring, plant the freesia mix approximately 2-4 cm deep and about 10 cm apart. Watch out for night frosts. Plant in loose soil and choose a spot with complete sunshine. These pretty flowers look great grown in a flower pot or planter. Plant the bulbs about 5-7 cm apart. Use fresh potting compost when planting and ensure that the pot has good drainage.
    Double-flowered freesias planted in a pot
    Fragrant garden freesias are great for the patio or decking. Plant a large amount in a flower pot, planter or patio container. The flowers will bloom more freely if the planter is placed in a sunny area. Garden freesias combine well with low growing flowers such as the moss rose (Portulaca Grandiflora).
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  • Care
  • Water your garden freesias regularly, so that the soil around the roots does not dry out. However, this plant does not like when the soil is too wet! Deadhead the freesias regularly to promote a second flowering. For an extra rich flowering, we recommend adding plant food to the irrigation water on a regular basis during the summer. The freesia bulbs are not very hardy and therefore cannot survive throughout the winter.
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  • Specifics
  • Garden freesias are part of the iris family and native to South Africa. The fragrant flowers are known for their cut flower value. They look so lovely and last a long time in a vase. A group of Garden Freesias should definitely not be missing in your garden. Pick the flowers preferably early in the morning. Put the stems directly into a vase of lukewarm water containing cut flower food.
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  • Extra information
  • Latin name Freesia sp 
    Delivery type Supplied as bulb or tuber
    Guarantee 100% growth and flowering guarantee
    Color Mixed Colours
    Light preference full sun ,  partial sun
    Scented deliciously scented
    Flowers for cutting yes
    Flowering period July - September
    Growing height30 - 40 cm
    Planting distance5 cm
    Planting depth5 cm
    Circumference bulb4 - 5 cm
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