Rose campion is unforgettable in full bloom because of its abundant hot-pink flowers. But before it puts on its floral show -- and after the flowers fade -- its silvery-gray leaves are ornamental on their own. Note: Rose campion can self-seed abundantly; some gardeners find it a bit of a pest once it's established. Name: Lychnis coronaria Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Plant Size: To 32 inches tall and 18 inches wide Zones: 4-8
Growing Peruvian Lilies: Information On Peruvian Lily Flower Care - Peruvian lily plants (Alstroemeria), also known as Lily of the Incas, are striking late spring or early summer, half-hardy perennial bloomers that are available in a myriad of colors including pink, white, orange, purple, red, yellow and salmon. Flowers resemble azaleas and make a beautiful addition to an indoor bouquet. Keep reading to learn more about how to plant a Peruvian lily in the garden.
Alstroemeria commonly called the Peruvian lily or lily of the Incas. The flower has six sepals each up to 5 centimeters long. They come in many shades of red, orange, purple, green, and white, flecked and striped and streaked with darker colors.
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15 Favorite Perennial Flowers | These unfussy, long-lived plants pump out beautiful foliage and flowers year after year. Plant in fall or spring when cooler temperatures help them get a healthy start
Pruning Peruvian Lilies: How And When To Prune Alstroemeria Flowers - Alstroemeria plants grow from tuberous rhizomes. The plants benefit from deadheading but you may also want to try pruning Peruvian lilies to create shorter, less leggy stems. Learn the how and when of pruning in this article.
A Mass of Hybrid Peruvian Lily Flowers, Alstroemeria & Care Tips. They should be grown in full sun except in hot summer regions, where they will do fine in light shade. Peruvian Lilies should be grown in rich, light, slightly acidic soil. Alstroemeria tubers should be planted 6"-8" deep, using care not to damage their brittle roots.