Peruvian Lily (Alstroemeria 'Sweet Laura') in the Peruvian Lilies Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Fruit: Dehiscent
Pops open explosively when ripe
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
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
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP10,030 (1997)
Parentage: Alstroemeria aurea x Alstroemeria caryophyllaea

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