Freesia laxa subsp. azurea

Peter Taggart
Sat, 05 Nov 2011 08:43:44 PDT
F laxa  in an orange form can self seed as an annual in Derbyshire, the
blue self seeds under cold glass for me but I believe all my corms succumed
to last winter, The same goes for F viridis, I am waiting for seedlings
from the sand. F alba is in flower just now.
Peter UK

On Sat, Nov 5, 2011 at 3:33 PM, David Fenwick <> wrote:

> >>>>I acquired this some years ago and though I had lost it, but it
> >>>>reappeared in another neglected pot last autumn, and now I have 2 if
> the
> >>>>as yet unflowered one is the same. It is a very pale lilac with deep
> >>>>purple markings. Is this ssp. less hardy than the red?
> Hi Brian,
> Lots of experience with Freesia laxa here. It's not as hardy as laxa, and
> barely survives in a cold greenhouse in the UK...
> Best Wishes,
> Dave
> (Penzance, UK)

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