Flowers freesia: description of the plant
Belong to the family of iris, and come from Africa, these flowers. Freesia are fast growing. They love direct sunlight. During the vegetative period, they need a small temperature - 16 ° С, during the rest period - 8 ° С. They need water in moderation only during growth. In the hot season they must be additionally sprayed. As soon as the first buds appear on the plant, begin weekly feeding in the form of mineral fertilizers. It continues to wilt foliage. The flower propagates by seed or tubers.
These flowers belong to the iris family. Freesia - a plant with corms. They have narrow and elongated leaves of bright green color. Voronkovy buds have a variety of colors - from white to purple. Flowers have a strong smell. They are located on one side of branched and curved stems. There are terry and simple types of buds. The most common varieties are refracted and hybrid flowers.Freesia has a flowering period directly related to the planting of corms. But most often it can be seen in the middle of winter.
Freesia hybrid. Thin peduncle with unilateral tubular flowers. It has its own original smell. It has a variety of color and shape of the flower. On its basis, freesia mixes are often compiled, which are very popular during wedding ceremonies. White freesia or refracted. It also has several varieties and is used in compositions and collections. Plant height about 30 cm, the leaves are elongated. The corm is shaped like a conical egg. Inflorescences consist of three to five spikelets. It blooms in the spring funnel-shaped, fragrant, yellow or yellow-green flowers.
It feels great in bright sunlight, but requires good airing. They grow it on the windows on the western and eastern sides of the house, on the southern windows under strong sun they darken it to prevent the plant from burning. On the north side they grow poorly and these beautiful flowers do not bloom. Freesia require additional lighting in cold weather. Young shoots direct sun is contraindicated.Therefore, they create a diffused light. Watering moderate warm water, during hot weather, it increases, but the plant should not be filled with water much. You can use surface spraying. The branches of the plant as they grow tied to the pegs, so that there is no deformation of flowers. The buds open for two or three weeks, at which point the flower needs phosphorus.