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Freesia ‘Super Giant Mixed’

Freesia

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Freesia 'Super Giant Mixed'
  • Common name: Freesia
  • Family: Iridaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Foliage colour:

Green

Freesia ‘Super Giant Mixed’ is a colourful mixture of different-coloured freesias, bearing large, sweetly scented blooms on wiry sterns. The funnel-shaped flowers range in colour from white, to shades of yellow, red and mauve. Plants are vigorous, early and productive, and perfect for cutting.

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For best results grow freesias in a cool greenhouse in pots of loam based compost with added grit. Feed weekly after the flower buds appear. When flowering has finished, reduce watering gradually to dry them off, then store the corms for replanting in late summer or autumn.

How to grow Freesia 'Super Giant Mixed'

  • Plant size

    30cm height

    20cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Tender
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist / chalky / alkaline / acidic

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do not Sow in March

Do not Sow in April

Do not Sow in May

Do not Sow in June

Do not Sow in July

Do not Sow in August

Do Sow in September

Do Sow in October

Do Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Freesia 'Super Giant Mixed' and wildlife

Freesia 'Super Giant Mixed' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Freesia 'Super Giant Mixed' poisonous?

Freesia 'Super Giant Mixed' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People