Alstroemeria hybrida

Common Name :Peruvian lily pink Botanical name :Alstroemeria hybrida Family : Alstroemeriaceae

Alstroemeria hybrida

Kingdom - Plantae

Division - Magnoliophyta

Class - Liliopsida

Order - Liliales

Genus - Alstroemeria

Type/Life Cycle - Herbaceous perennial

Height - Up to 3 feet [36 inches] tall

Spread - Up to 2 feet [24 inches] wide

Flowering Season - Late spring to early summer

Flowering colors - Yellow, red, purple, orange, pink, white, apricot, beige, lavender, bicolors

Flowers - Large, showy, reddish pink with yellow blend, clustered, no fragrance, patterned, 2 inches, 6 petals, fleshy red stems, long lasting in vase[1 or 2 weeks]

Foliage & Plant - Green, alternately arranged, lance shaped, grass like, twisted base, sharp edged leaves, tuberous rooted

Light Requirement & Care - Full Sun, part shade, moist, rich, well drained soil, water daily, low maintenance

Good For - Greenhouse, Large bouquets, cut flowers, pots, borders, house plants, flower arrangement, shows, home garden

Species of Alstroemeria - 50

Attracts - Bees, butterflies, birds

Special Feature - Frost tolerance

Peruvian lily pink-Alstroemeria hybrida Foliage, Bulbs
Peruvian lily pink-Alstroemeria hybrida Foliage, Bulbs

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Children's Park, Ooty Lake, Boat house, Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India

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