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Alstroemeria Flirt


Every body loves Alstroemeria as they give copious exotic looking blossoms from June to November that last for up to 14 days in a vase! The varieties have been specially selected as thay are difficult to find and if you do manage to find then they are often quite expensive. Great for cutting and happy in borders and containers. Dead head by pulling the flowers stems gently from the bottom of the plant, the resulting ‘wound’ then initiates new flowers. Prefers well-drained soil in a partly shaded sheltered site. Height and spread 60-90cm (24- 36”).

Flower Colour
Pink

Other
Flowers For Cutting/Drying, Suitable for Container

Hardiness
Hardy Perennial

Delivery
May onwards

Flowering Time
Autumn, Long Flowering, Summer

Aspect
Part Shade

Spread
60-90cm (24-36")

Height
60-90cm (24-36")

Alstroemeria

Soil

Fertile and well drained.

Position

Partial shaded site

Cutting

Yes

Flowering

May to October

Additional Information

Great for borders and containers. Needs good drainage. The soil temperature needs to be warm, if cold then plant on in pots and place in a warm, light, sheltered spot until the new growth has started with a mulch during the winter. Plant at a depth of 3cm. Mulch for the first 2 years. Leave for a while to form clumps. Hardy Perennial.

Delivery Date: 05 Jun 2018 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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