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So many of the best perfumes are based on freesias – and no wonder, freesias – especially home grown ones have a heady sweet fragrance. They are also long lasting and resilient so make fabulous cut flowers and can withstand a good amount of time without water so they make ideal candidates for buttonholes and hair flowers. Five Flowery Freesia Facts.
  • Freesias are native to Africa, mainly to South Africa.
  • Freesias are from the family Iridaceae, which is the family of irises.
  • There are between 16 and 20 species of Freesia, and more than 300 hybrids.
  • Freesias are named after the German physician, Friedrick Heinrich Theodor Freese from the 1800s.