Alstroemeria aurea growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Alstroemeria flower also known as Peruvian lily, Alstroemeria aurea perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant also for cut flowers fragrant plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics, temperate or tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 7+.

Leaves color green in linear to oval shape grow on stems grow sometimes twist around.

Alstroemeria aurea flower

Flower color can be: orange, red or yellow, the can be with dark stripes, flowers with 6 petals grow in the end of the stems

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Requirements for Alstroemeria aurea flower growing and care:
Well drain soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but in order to get the variety of color that desired recommended

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Nothing special

When is the best time to plant?
Spring / Summer / End of the Winter

Pests and diseases:
Slugs, snails, aphids

When is the best time to prune?
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Old & dead leaves

Size of the plant:
30-60 cm, 12-24 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Flower color can be: orange, red or yellow, the can be with dark stripes, flowers with 6 petals.

Scientific name:

Alstroemeria aurea

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