Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Freesia leichtlinii

Family: Iridaceae

Common name: TRUE FREESIA

Native to: South Africa

Sentiment: lasting friendship


Type: perennial

Forms: erect, tufted

Max height: 0.65 feet

Max width: 0.65 feet


secondary color present, white/off white




Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

flowers in summer

flowers in winter

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: regular