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sherrisgarden

Southern California Zone 10a

Alstroemeria

  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2019
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sherrisgarden

Photo taken yesterday 5/13/19

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jyotu

Beautiful 😍

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sherrisgarden

Thanks .. these flowers are long lasting in a vase. @jyotu

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sherrisgarden

Looks like a caterpillar was having a snack. #peruvianlily #alstroemeria #caterpillarfood #newbloom 5/2/19

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gjones

Beautiful colour

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lovestogarden

Munching or not, this is beautiful!

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sherrisgarden

Thanks !! @gjones @lovestogarden

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lovestogarden

Is that really you and Tommy Lasorda? 😲 I saw it on your profile, but it shows as black by your post. 💕

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sherrisgarden

Yes that's really me and Mr Dodger himself.. he was at a book signing in Westlake Village a couple years ago. @lovestogarden

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kez001uk

Gorgeous colour 😍

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lovestogarden

How fun! BTW we need to exchange some of these lilies. I have a white with a touch of pink. My mother has a lavender that I need to try to get going again. Your red is fabulous.

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lovestogarden

...if you want. 😎 I made that sound like you had no choice. Sorry. If you are interested and when you feel they are ready. 😊💕

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sherrisgarden

Janice I'm definitely interested !! I Live these flowers. I'll take a photo later so you can see mine. They're small . But I have 3 of em. Is it ok to divide when they're young ? Or I guess cuttings are fine ? You're the veteran. I'll follow your lead. @lovestogarden

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sherrisgarden

Thanks Kerry. @kez001uk

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lovestogarden

Well, that would be a 🤣 mistake, Sherri. 😊 I have been given many different times these plants from my mother, and, well, like I say, only one color took. Let's wait until yours get older, multiply and when not in bloom. I am going to try the lavender ones from my mother again once they are no longer blooming. 💕 I do not think cuttings would work for me.

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sherrisgarden

Looking forward to these opening. #peruvianlily #waiting #buds #alstroemeria 4/16/19

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sherrisgarden

Is it okay to divide these while they're in bloom??? Couldn't find the answer on Google. All I could find was to divide them in Spring. #peruvianlily #garden #gardening #gardenquestion

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sherrisgarden

@Yollymac @Muzz67

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Yollymac

Hi Sherri, I am sorry but I don’t really know much about this plant. A couple of people who may be able to help are @lovestogarden @cyndi @brightcolours

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sherrisgarden

Thanks for the recommendation I appreciate it. @Yollymac

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cyndi

I personally would wait till after they flower. When you transplant/divide/separate a plant goes into a tad bit of shock. If they where in a container and you were putting them in ground i would still wait to divide them untill after blooming. I tried last year to do just that with some lillies and it shocked the lily to much and the rest didnt even finish blooming. Thats just me tho someone else might know different. Sorry i cant be much help. I did find this tho 👇👇

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cyndi

http://homeguides.sfgate.com/can-divide-peruvian-lily-76104.html

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sherrisgarden

Thanks @cyndi ..good point about the shock factor . I didn't think about that.. appreciate your input.

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Yollymac

You’re very welcome. 🤗

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cyndi

Very welcome xo

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brightcolours

I agree with @cyndi and would wait till after they finish flowering and have died back. You might find a few on the edge of the clump that aren’t flowering and you could try transplanting them if you’re in a hurry. But really they’re best planted when dormant.

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brightcolours

#alstroemeria-advice #alstroemeria

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sherrisgarden

Thank you @brightcolours Katie I appreciate your input !!

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