Freesia is a genus in the Iridaceae of about 14 species from southern Africa, mostly from the winter rainfall region of South Africa.
Freesia fucata is an early blooming fragrant species that is white flushed purple with yellow markings. It is found on clay slopes in the renosterveld in the southwest Cape.
USDA Zone - 8
Season to Sow - Autumn
Photos with credit to the late Rod and Rachel Saunders, eminent experts on South African indigenous flora.
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