Alstroemeria, Peruvian Lily, Lily of the Incas
Alstroemeria 'Third Harmonic'

Family: Alstroemeriaceae
Genus: Alstroemeria (al-stre-MEE-ree-uh)
Cultivar: Third Harmonic

Category
Perennials

Foliage Color

Bloom Characteristics
Flowers are good for cutting
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow

Height
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
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)

Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color
Orange
Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage
Herbaceous
This plant is resistant to deer

Other details
May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information

Propagation Methods
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost
From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel

Seed Collecting
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed