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Alstroemeria aurea

Golden Lily of the Incas

Golden Lily Of The Incas, Golden Peruvian Lily.
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Alstroemeria aurea
Principal Common Name Golden Lily of the Incas
Common Name(s) Golden Lily of the Incas, Golden Peruvian Lily.
Description This Alstroemeria has nice bright gold flowers, does not need a lot of sun, gets nearly 3 feet tall. After blooming in June, the plants die back, leaving untidy yellow foliage and empty spots in the border.
General Comments
Nativity Chile
Height Range 2 - 3 FT
Spread Range 2 - 3 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones
USDA Zones 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Dull Green
Leaf Texture Fleshy : Soft
Form Bulb
Flower Color Golden Yellow
Flower Time Summer
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Loam : Rich : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Heavy : Medium
Outstanding Features Attracts Bees : Attracts Birds : Attracts Butterflies : Color : Cut Flower : Flower

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