White Freesia

Freesia leichtlinii ssp. alba

Wild Freesia, Ruikpypie (Afr.)

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Freesia leichtlinii subsp. alba
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With its showy white spring flowers, exquisite perfume and relative ease in cultivation, Freesia leichtlinii subsp. alba is one of the most rewarding Cape bulbs to grow. It was previously known as Freesia alba. ZA Distribution: Western Cape.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Winter, Spring

Special features

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil type

Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Iridaceae

Flower colour

White

Credits

profile iconFreesia leichtlinii subsp. alba
by Alice Notten, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, August 2004 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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