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Freesia

Freesia alba

Description:

Freesia alba is a perennial herb growing from a corm and producing an erect, often branched stem up to 40 centimeters tall with several leaves up to about 15 centimeters long. The inflorescence is a spike of several fragrant flowers with usually white tepals marked with yellow and purple

Habitat:

native to South Africa, but this species and hybrids are known on other continents where they have been introduced

Notes:

it's probably an hybrid from F. alba and Freesia leichtlinii, that can be found growing naturalized in the wild in many areas,

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2 Comments

PatriciaPi
PatriciaPi 10 years ago

me too!! specially this one!

Maria dB
Maria dB 10 years ago

Love the fragrance of these flowers!

PatriciaPi
Spotted by
PatriciaPi

Calpe/Calp, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain

Spotted on Mar 16, 2012
Submitted on Mar 16, 2012

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