Peruvian Lily (Alstroemeria ligtu subsp. simsii) in the Peruvian Lilies Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Fruit: Dehiscent
Pops open explosively when ripe
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: The seeds (both species and hybrids) should be sown in the fall where night time temperature is around 40-50F and day time temperature is lower than (68F.
Sow in situ
Other info: Soak seeds for 24 hrs.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Location: Laguna de Aculeo, ChileDate: December 2015
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A. ligtu ssp. simsii's range of colours goes from reddish to all
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Location: Laguna de Aculeo, ChileDate: December 2015These Alstroemerias are growing under the shelter of small trees
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Wild growing A. ligtu ssp. simsii
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Date: Two different shades of A. ligtu ssp. simsii
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Location: Laguna de Aculeo, ChileDate: SpringFlower buds about to open
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Location: Laguna de Aculeo, ChileDate: December 2015
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Location: Laguna de Aculeo, ChileDate: SpringFlower buds
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Location: Laguna de Aculeo, ChileDate: SpringFlower buds about to open
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piksihk On February 24, 2017 Plant emerged
three seedlings
piksihk On January 9, 2017 Seeds sown
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Bonus in my Lilium planter by Mutisia Dec 5, 2015 7:36 PM 50

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