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FREESIA BLUE SKY

Freesia

Blue Sky has stunning purple blue blooms it makes a beautifully scented cut flower (long vase life) and are perfect for pots and containers.  They prefer a full sun to part shade position.  Mid Season flowering.

Supplied as dormant bulbs.
 

  • Suitable for areas with full sun
  • Suitable for areas with part shade
  • Suitable to cut for vases
  • Plant 40cm apart
  • Grows to 40cm high
  • Winter-Spring

Availability: OUT OF STOCK/OUT OF SEASON! Available to order from mid-January to May, unless sold out.

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Common Name: FREESIAS
Botanical Name: Freesia x hybrida
Family Name: Iridaceae
Plant Type: Bulb Size: 25-40cm H x 7-10cm W
Planting Time: Autumn
Planting Width: 5-10cm Depth: 7cm
Flowering: Spring
Positioning: Prefers full sun but tolerates very light shade for part of the day
General Information: Grows well in warm to cool zones but is unsuitable for the tropics or extreme cold areas. Can tolerate temperatures down to 0°C.
Watering: Water after planting and soak weekly while plants are in bud or flower, but at other times watering is only needed if very dry.
Fertilising: Prefers addition of slow release granules to soil prior to planting. Top dress 6 weeks after shoots appear.
Soil: Well drained.
Lifting & Storage: Can be left in the ground or lifted and stored if clumps become too thick. If lifting wait until the leaves have turned yellow, dry and dust off bulbs with a cloth and store in a warm and airy position.
Pests: Bait snails and slugs.
Tips: If using for cut flowers, cut when the lowest flower on the spike is open, as this will ensure long vase life. Tall varieties may need support.