Alstroemeria 'Elvira'

Alstroemeria 'Elvira' is a delicate, pale pink with bold stripes. More
1 x 7cm plant 510311-1 £11.95

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Alstroemeria 'Elvira' is a delicate, pale pink with bold stripes.

Alstroemerias are one of the longest and hardest performing plants you can grow. Our trial bed is still going strong five years after we planted it. Hugely flowery, I picked an enormous vase of alstroemerias for Christmas.

Genus Alstroemeria
Variety Elvira
Type Hardy once established (will need mulching through winter)
Common Name Peruvian Lily
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Well-drained
Height 75cm (30in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Care Tips Add a slow-release fertiliser in the spring, and water regularly in dry weather. Mulch deeply in the North.
Flowering May - October
Vase Life Handle with gloves, so that the sap does not cause irritation. Pull from the root, like rhubarb.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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How to plant and grow alstroemeria

Sarah's guide to growing alstroemeria, including which varieties to choose for brilliant displays in the garden and in the vase.


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