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Freesia x hybrida 'Blue & White' (Freesia 'Blue & White')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.3m
Max height
0.1m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Freesia x hybrida 'Blue & White'

Other names

Freesia 'Blue & White'

Genus

Freesia Freesia

Variety or Cultivar

'Blue & White' _ 'Blue & White' is a cormous perennial often grown as an annual with strap-shaped leaves. In winter and spring, it bears fragrant, blue or white, funnel-shaped flowers that are excellent for cutting.


Freesia x hybrida 'Blue & White' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Clump-forming

Flower

Dark-pink in Spring; Dark-pink in Winter

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Winter

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Propagation methods

Offsets


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Where to grow

Freesia x hybrida 'Blue & White' (Freesia 'Blue & White') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.1m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant corms in autumn or, if specially prepared for summer flowering, in spring. Select a sunny site with free-draining soil. Water whilst in growth. Corms may be lifted, dried and stored for future use. May need support

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Freesia x hybrida 'Blue & White'

Other names

Freesia 'Blue & White'

Genus

Freesia Freesia

Variety or Cultivar

'Blue & White' _ 'Blue & White' is a cormous perennial often grown as an annual with strap-shaped leaves. In winter and spring, it bears fragrant, blue or white, funnel-shaped flowers that are excellent for cutting.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

Dark-pink in Spring; Dark-pink in Winter

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Winter

General care

Propagation methods

Offsets


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Freesia x hybrida 'Blue & White' (Freesia 'Blue & White') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.1m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant corms in autumn or, if specially prepared for summer flowering, in spring. Select a sunny site with free-draining soil. Water whilst in growth. Corms may be lifted, dried and stored for future use. May need support

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

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