Freesia alba. (Iridaceae) ruikpypie (Afr.). It is deciduous; growing in autumn to winter, flowering in spring and dormant in summer. The flowers are showy white and have an exquisite perfume and os relative easy to grow. Locality : Langkloof. Date of harvest : January 2011. Sowing : Sow the seed in autumn in a well drained mixture. Fresh seed germinates readily in 4 to 5 weeks.