Alstroemeria, sometimes referred to as the Peruvian Lily, produces clusters of Lily-like flowers in abundance. The flowers grow on long strong stems in Summer and many varieties have lovely soft shades of colours with interesting marking. They are perfect for achieving an exotic late summer splash of beautiful colours in a compact size and style. This video shares advice on how best to grow this great plant.
Alstroemeria are a great addition to borders and containers, most are hardy and easy to grow, blooming generously for many years. They also make long-lasting cut flowers. This video explains how to deadhead alstroemeria (Peruvian lilies).