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Peruvian Lily in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Alstroemeria

 

Peruvian Lily

Clump-forming tubers that send up upward-facing leaves and flowers on stems up to 1.5 metres tall. The flowers, which have 6 sepals up to 5 cms. long, 6 curving stamens, and a stigma with 3 lobes, come in many colours, (not blue) and with speckles, streaks, and stripes of darker colours.

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plant Features
  • Peruvian Lily likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Peruvian Lily likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Peruvian Lily is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Peruvian Lily likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Peruvian Lily

Latin name

Alstroemeria

type

Perennial

family

Alstroemeriaceae

ph

6.5 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Peruvian Lily likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Peruvian Lily is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Peruvian Lily likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Peruvian Lily likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Peruvian Lily is 0.50meters x 1.00meters 0.50 M 1.00 M

Alstroemeria

Clump-forming tubers that send up upward-facing leaves and flowers on stems up to 1.5 metres tall. The flowers, which have 6 sepals up to 5 cms. long, 6 curving stamens, and a stigma with 3 lobes, come in many colours, (not blue) and with speckles, streaks, and stripes of darker colours.


Flowering

From Late Spring TO Mid Autumn

Flowers from late Spring to Autumn. Flowering season is prolonged by regular dead-heading or cutting the flower stems.

 

Planting

From Early Spring TO Late Spring

Plant in Spring

 

Propagating by division

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Can be propagated by dividing the clumps in early Spring.

 

Propagating by division

From Late Autumn TO Late Autumn

Can be propagated by dividing the clumps in late Autumn (after flowering)

 
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