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Family: IRIDACEAE 

 Freesia laxa
 
  
Author:  Peter Goldblatt & John Charles Manning 1995
Family:  Iridaceae
Habitat:  Southern Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  2 centimetres
Height:  25 centimetres
Flower:  White to Red and even Blue
Reproduction:  Seeds/Bulbs
Pop names:  False Freesia
Synonyms:  Gladiolus laxus, Carl Peter Thunberg. Anomatheca laxa, Lapeirousia cruenta, Meristostigma laxa
   This member of the Iridaceae family was given this name by Peter Goldblatt and John Charles Manning in 1995. It is found widely spread around southern Africa, growing in a well drained soul with some water and some sun. The bulb will grow to two centimetres, the leaves grow to 25 centimetres., and the flowers are dark pink.