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Dark and Rich Alstroemeria Collection

I was bowled over by these in our alstroe trials last summer and autumn. If pulled (like rhubarb), not cut, they just keep on flowering and then last 3 weeks in the vase.
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3 x 9cm pots

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Details:

Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
May - September
Height
60cm (24in)
Moisture
Well-drained
Size
3 x 9cm pots
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
45cm (18in)

Description

I was bowled over by these in our alstroe trials last summer and autumn. If pulled (like rhubarb), not cut, they just keep on flowering and then last 3 weeks in the vase.

We love to hate alstroes, but you can't say that about this rich and exotic, hot off the breeding bench trio.

This collection contains 1 plant each of:

Care Tips

Stake plants so they don't collapse in the wind or rain, and keep picking the flowers - the best way is to pull them rather than cutting. Hardy with a mulch once established. Handle with gloves, so that the sap does not cause irritation.