Alstroemeria pulchella 'Variegata'

White Edged Princess Lily

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Leaves

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Family: Alstroemeriaceae

Genus: Alstroemeria

Parent: Alstroemeria pulchella

Category: Perennial

Zones: 6b to 9a

Size: 15" tall, 3' wide in 6 years

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Often goes semi-dormant in summer heat.

History: 

Japanese selection of a Brazilian native.

My Experience: 

I received a cutting from a friend in late summer 2009 and over-wintered it in a pot in the conservatory. It did well inside but on moving outside, it wiltered and struggled. One piece survived and then flourished in summer in a pot. Again over-wintered inside in 2010.


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