Flower / Plant:

Common name: Freesia. Family: Iridaceae. Genus: Freesia. They can grow 12 to 18 inches in height.

Freesia a genus of 14–16 species of flowering plants in the family Iridaceae, native to Africa. Freesias are very popular garden plants, grown for their often strongly scented flowers, and are borne in spikelike racemes. The leaves are sword shaped and light green, Freesia Flower stalks are slender and about the same height. The flower colors are white, yellow, orange, pink and purple. This blooming beauty captures your heart and is a springtime favorite. They are widely cultivated.