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Alstroemeria "Friendship" 2012

Genus: Alstroemeria.

Species: Alstroemeria aurantiaca.

Bought from St Michaels Flower Festival £5.50

Alstroemeria are fleshy rooted herbaceous perennials forming spreading clumps of erect stems bearing narrowly lance-shaped leaves, with umbels of showy funnel-shaped flowers in summer

'Yellow Friendship' is a vigorous herbaceous perennial to 1.4m tall, with umbels of large bright yellow flowers streaked with dark brown within, the outer petals lighter lemon-yellow

Full sun/Part shade

Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soils in full sun or partial shade. Young plants best left undisturbed to form clumps, mulch for the first two winters.
Soil-Moist but well-drained Acid, Alkaline or Neutral
Sand, Clay, Chalk or Loam

Propagate by division in autumn or very early spring

Pruning-Pull stems up after flowering, leaving tubers in ground
Pests-May be damaged by slugs

Photos of this plant

  • Friendship