FREESIA FLOWER COLOURS & COMBINATIONS
White Freesia Meaning
When To Gift White Freesia
Pink Freesia Meaning
Yellow Freesia Meaning
Purple Freesia Meaning
IMPORTANT GIFTING NOTES FOR FREESIAS
Freesia For Gifting: Do's
- Freesia is commonly used in aromatherapy due to its strong fragrance. Know someone who’s stressed up? This might be the perfect bunch!
- Pet owners fret not, the Freesia is safe for cats and dogs.
Freesia For Gifting: Don'ts
- The heady scent from Freesias is known to trigger migraines, so try to avoid sending them to people who get headaches easily.
- The sap from Freesias may trigger some skin irritation, so it’s best not to gift them to friends and family with sensitive skin.
FREESIA FLOWER CARE 101
Basic Care Steps For Cut Freesias
- Freesias prefer slightly warm water over cold water. Make sure that the water is at least at room temperature as you fill your clean vase.
- After unwrapping, trim the ends to get rid of the dry parts. Cut the stem at an angle with a pair of sharp scissors for a cleaner finish.
- Need more tips? Read our Flower Care Guide for more information.
Pro-Tips for Freesia Flower Care
- Avoid arranging with flowers from the Narcissus family, whose sap is toxic to them.
- Some flower experts believe that the Freesia produces ethylene themselves as a stress response to being cut. Avoid trimming where possible!
- They bloom their best in partial shade, so remember to keep them out of direct sunlight.
FREESIA: A HISTORY
When Floriography, or the language of flowers, took off in the Victorian era, the Freesia was used as a way to pass along secret messages to each other. Basically, if you receive a bunch of them, just know that it’s a sign of absolute trust.
DID YOU KNOW?
- Petals resemble a ballerina dancer’s silhouette
- Creamy white
- Two-toned petals
- Bright red with yellow highlights in the centre
- Fragrant, but only when it’s in bloom
- Double flowering
- Cheery yellow
- Heavily scented