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Alstroemeria spp.

Inca Lily

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Alstroemeria spp.
Principal Common Name Inca Lily
Common Name(s)
Description There perennial tubers can be evergreen and deciduous bearing masses of azalea-like flowers in an array of colors.
General Comments Alstromeria come in two forms, evergreen and deciduous. Many have a long flowering time starting in late winter and continuing into mid-summer. Great cut flowers.
Nativity South America
Height Range 2 - 0 FT
Spread Range 0 - 0
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Dull Green : Light Green : Medium Green
Leaf Texture Fleshy
Form Bulb
Flower Color Deep rose : Gold : Golden Yellow : Green : Lavender : Orange : Orange-Yellow : Peach : Pink : Purple : Red : Salmon : White
Flower Time Spring : Summer
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Loam : Moist : Rich : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Heavy : Medium
Outstanding Features Attracts Bees : Attracts Birds : Attracts Butterflies : Color : Cut Flower : Flower

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