Freesia - color change - why?

BecksmonsterMarch 29, 2014

I live in California's Marin county, very close to San Francisco Bay where the 2013 2014 winter has been very mild.

A year ago we planted about a dozen freesias, they prospered and bloomed. The colors were clean.

This year the freesias have bloomed again, about half of them are now showing a mix of colors in a single bloom - yellow and an orange tinted red.

I've searched the web and this forum w/o success. Does any one know the cause of the color change?

Thanks

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socalgal_gw Zone USDA 10b Sunset 24

Could it be seedlings from the originals? Freesias can reproduce pretty rapidly.

    Bookmark   March 29, 2014 at 11:32PM
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