Alstroemeria (Peruvian Lily or Lily of the Incas)

Peruvian Lily or Alstroemeria comes with wonderful color combination and beautiful look. A small dot at the start of the petals with different color from the end of the petals makes it look awesome.

The most fascinating thin of Peruvian Lily is that the leaves of it are twisted from the base so that the upper leaf surface is in fact the lower leaf surface.

Peruvian Lily is generally showy. There are six petals in the flower. All of them are roughly similar. The shiny look and wonderful color combination is the main distinction of Peruvian Lily from other flowers.

Many hybrids of Alstroemeria are developed with different colors and markings. Some are white, some are golden yellow and orange, some are pink, red or lavender. They have a special feature. Peruvian Lily attracts Hummingbirds.

Peruvian Lily has a vase life of two weeks. A beautiful vase with these flowers will make your room cool and nice.

Alstroemeria is cultivated for good business purpose. In home garden it will bloom in late spring and early summer. But you have to ensure at least six hours of morning sunlight, regular water, and well-drainage system. 

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