Alstroemeria pulchella L.f.

Parrot Lily, Peruvian Lily

Family: Alstroemeriaceae

Genus: Alstroemeria

Category: Perennial

Zones: 7 to 10

Size: 18 to 30" tall

Growth Rate: Fast

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Often goes semi-dormant in summer heat. Needs moist, well-drained soil. Can spread aggressively.



Native to Brazil. First published in Suppl. Pl. 206 in 1782.

Alstroemeria psittacina Lehm. is a synonym.

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