Years ago I was given an Alstroemeria, http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/119750/ . It produced beautiful flowers. It went dormant on its own at the end of each summer and I brought it into a cool room. I repotted it every year until it seemed to need to be divided. I divided it two years ago and many survived. However, they have not flowered much and did not go dormant. The foliage was beautiful in the fall so I didn't have the heart to cut it back because I thought they may need time to get established. They still look good but a bit leggy where I have not pinched them. I'm just wondering if they need a few months of dormancy and if anyone thinks that it is too late to cut them back now. If it is too late, can I do anything else to encourage the flowers? Any help will be appreciate
Is it too late for my Alstroemeria?
mygardens Croton-on-Hudson, NY(Zone 6b) Apr 22, 2013
VanGarden Thibodaux, LA(Zone 9a) Apr 30, 2013
Beautiful plant. Thanks for the tip about removing the old stems.