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PlantFiles: Alstroemeria, Peruvian Lily, Lily of the Incas
Alstroemeria psittacina 'Variegata'

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Family: Alstroemeriaceae
Genus: Alstroemeria (al-stre-MEE-ree-uh) (Info)
Species: psittacina (sit-uh-SIGN-ah) (Info)
Cultivar: Variegata

2 vendors have this plant for sale.

6 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Green
Maroon (Purple-Brown)

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous
Variegated
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Kim_M On Apr 21, 2011, Kim_M from Hamburg, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

I was worried it wouldn't come back after being buried under 3 feet of snow this pat winter. As it died to the ground. But it is April 21st and I can see it emerging. Therefore it is probably zone 6 hardy..

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

High Springs, Florida
Mc Alpin, Florida
New Port Richey, Florida
Pinellas Park, Florida
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Roswell, New Mexico
Canby, Oregon
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Houston, Texas
San Antonio, Texas
Lexington, Virginia
East Port Orchard, Washington



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