Thursday, April 07, 2005

Prized for their rich fragrance

Fragrant Freesia Posted by Hello

Fressia is another corm that is originally native to South Africa.
It's great how the Spring rains bring out the Fressia.
I have a patch along the pond and another underneath the tea tree.
One is in sun and the other in shade, and both spots do equally well.

The flowers are tubular, 2 inches long with one sided spikes.
They look great in arrangements and scent the room with their

They certainly don't last long in the garden. They bloom for a week.
But they are always a pleasant surprise when they make their appearance.


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