Saturday, August 30, 2014

Friday flowers: Freesia

Freesia is a genus of about 14 species. Freesia bulbs are usually grown for use asCut Flowers. All the 14 species of Freesia are African in origin. Of The 14 Freesia species, 12 are native to Cape Province, South Africa, the remaining two to tropical Africa, with one these species extending north of the equator to Sudan. Freesia flowers are very fragrant, typically white or yellow, and are borne in spikelike racemes. This blooming beauty captures your heart and is a springtime favorite.


Gunilla Bäck said...

These are gorgeous!

Wandering Wren said...

These flowers are pretty and dainty and always smell so nice, I love to have freesias in the house :)
Wren x

Nick V. said...

Lovely! These are blooming in our garden right now.
Thank you for participating in last week's Floral Friday Fotos. Look forward to seeing you link up again this week.