Bulb Quick Search

Select Plant Type
Select Exposure

Full Shade

Partial Shade

Full Sun

Partial Sun

Faces in the Sun, Feet in the Shade
Select Height
Select Bloom Time
Select Characteristics

Suitable for containers

Cut Flower


Attracts Butterflies

Attracts Hummingbirds

Winter Hardy

Deer Resistant

Photo © Netherland Bulb Company, Images may not be copied,
altered or reproduced without express written consent.

« Previous Plant  |   Next Plant »

False Freesia

Anomatheca laxa

Iris-like green foliage topped with small but brilliant scarlet-red flowers.

Anomatheca are easy to grow in well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade.

Planting and Maintenance Info:

Light Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Bulbs per Square Foot: 12

The clump will go dormant in dry summers but the foliage returns in late fall and grows all winter. We have found Anomatheca laxa to be amazingly drought-tolerant, even in brutally hot climates.

Plant Height:

9-12 In

Bloom Time:

Blooms late spring to early summer

Hardiness Zone:

8-10 Find your zone

False Freesia Features:

Printer Friendly Version

We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.