ALSTROEMERIA TALL MIXED
Alstromeria x ligtu
The rhizomes produce multiple long stems that are topped with clusters of flowers, picking encourages more flowers. Prefers a full sun to part shade postition it is suitable for large pots or containers. Drought and frost hardy.
Supplied as bare rooted plants
Orders containing this item will be dispatched from early September 2015.
- Frost tolerant once established
- Require little water once established
- Suitable for areas with full sun
- Suitable for areas with part shade
- Ideal in pots or containers
- Grows 30cm wide
- Grows to 1.5m high
Availability: OUT OF STOCK/OUT OF SEASON! Available to order from mid-August to November, unless sold out.
Buy 3 or more and get them for $7.90 per item
Buy 6 or more and get them for $7.30 per item
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Common Name: ALSTROEMERIA Also known as Princess Lily
Botanical Name: Alstroemeria Hybrids
Family Name: Alstroemeriaceae
Plant Type: Tuberous Perennial
Size: 30cm H to 1m H
Flowering: Spring through Summer
Positioning: Full Sun to Part Shade
Planting: Take care not to bury shoots too deep.
General Information: A clumping perennial that produces many flowers during the warmer months. Highly regarded as a beautiful cut flower.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Watering: Keep soil slightly moist while growing, do not allow plants to get too dry or too wet whilst dormant.
Fertilising: Top dress during warmer months. Liquid feed fortnightly once flower buds appear.
Pruning: ‘Pluck’ flower stems out of the ground to pick. Tidy up old foliage & cut back in winter to 50mm from the base.
Pests: Slugs & snails can be a problem.
Tips: Rhizomes are very fragile when they are dormant. Keep bare rooted plants damp and replant as soon as possible. Refrigerate is best for storing dormant plants.