Freesia 'Single Mixed'
Freesia 'Single Mixed'
Freesia 'Single Mixed'
Freesia 'Single Mixed'

Freesia 'Single Mixed'

Freesia 'Single Mixed'

20 bulbs — £3.40

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Orders placed until 29 February 2025
You can expect your order in February/March 2025

Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2025
You can expect your order in March/April 2025

Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2025
You can expect your order within 10 business days

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Description

Colour and scent are strong drawcards when it comes to deciding what to plant in your summer garden. This Freesia 'Single Mixed' will satisfy both of these requirements. The elegant flowers of this member of the Iris family, are bell-shaped and bright, ranging through mauve, orange, yellow and white to cerise. Single-flowered freesias are excellent in a container or in a vase, their cheerful demeanour and colour can do nothing but bring a smile to your face in mid to late summer. Staking freesias may be needed to keep the flower spikes from buckling as they get taller.

The fragrance of Freesia flowers is often used in perfumes: The peppery, fresh jolt with a subtle citrusy-terpenic note tingles the nostrils with the anticipation of warm weather.

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Perfect for pots

  • Comes back every year

  • Fragrant

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Needs winter protection

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Freesia refracta

  • Flower colour

    Red, pink, purple, yellow, orange, white

  • Bulb size

    5/+

  • Established height

    30-50cm

  • Established spread

    5-10cm

  • Plant spacing

    100 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Tender

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Pots
    Large containers
    Borders
    Cottage gardens
    Cut flower gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Loam-based compost
    Multipurpose compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    Yes

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    Yes

  • Deer resistant

    Yes

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

  • Orders placed until 29 February 2025
    You can expect your order in February/March 2025

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2025
    You can expect your order in March/April 2025

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2025
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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