Alstroemeria ligtu-hybrid ‘Dandy Candy’ -(Peruvian Lily)

$7.90

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Description

Picture thanks to www.jelitto.com

 

This mix  has  bright colours:   red, deep rose and picotee-type white with pink.  They have particularly large flowers, which have dark stripes and yellow markings. They make an excellent cut flower lasting for about 2 weeks in the vase, and flower for weeks in the garden.

 

Sowing advice for Alstroemeria

Sow in spring and autumn.  Sow into pots with about 3 seeds in each.  Cover with moist seed raising mix to about 5mm deep and cover with plastic to conserve moisture. Keep at about 20  deg C for 3 weeks.   After the 3 weeks, put into the fridge  for 3 weeks.  After  this bring seeds out of the fridge to 20 ° C . Remove the plastic once the first seeds germinate. They should germinate in about 2 weeks after removal from the fridge.  If no germination occurs after about 12 weeks repeat the above procedures.

Additional information

Classification

Perennial

Common Name

Peruvian Lily

Family

alstoemeriaceae

Maximum Height

Approx 35 cm

Number of seeds in packet

approx 20