Freesia

Freesia refracta

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  • Flower name
    Freesia
  • Scientific name
    Freesia refracta
  • AliasFreesia, 浅黄水仙, 香雪蘭
  • Place of originSouth Africa
  • Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April
  • Language of flowersinnocence,friendship,trust

What is Freesia

Freesia (Freesia, scientific name: Freesia refracta) is a native South African, semi-cold resistant bulb plant of the family Iridaceae Freesia. In the spring, extend the spikes from flower stalks and bloom six to ten funnel-shaped florets. Leaves emerge from below the stem. Since it belongs to Iridaceae, it has elongated leaves similar to Hana shawub (iris), and the leaf tip is sharp. Numerous garden cultivars (Freesia x hybrida) are being bred.

Common name: Freesia, Scientific name: Freesia refracta, Place of Origin: South Africa, Living Type: Semi-cold resistant bulb Plant height: 50 to 100 cm, Flower diameter: 1 to 2.5 cm, Number of petals: 6, Flower color: funnel shape, flower color: red · yellow · white · pink · orange · Purple · blue, flower season: March to April, flower blooming way: single bloom · double flowering, leaf color: green.


  • Order
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Iridaceae
  • Genus
    Freesia
  • Species
    F. refracta
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    sword-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typesemi-cold resistant bulb plant
  • Flower colorsRed Pink Blue Purple Orange Yellow Cream White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height30.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 2.5 cm

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