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Flame Freesia

Tritonia crocata

Also known as

Orange Tritonia, Tritonia

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

15cm

20cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Flame Freesia Overview

Tritonia crocata is a striking, late spring and early summer-flowering plant with fiery orange or reddish orange flower sprays and a fan of short, lance-shaped leaves. It is free-flowering, makes an ideal container and rock garden subject, and multiplies rapidly.

How to propagate Flame Freesia

Seed

You can propagate from corms or seeds in the autumn.

Special features of Flame Freesia

Pot plant

Attracts bees

Other uses of Flame Freesia

Grown for their spikes of colourful flowers. Suitable for coastal conditions.