Alstromeria (al-strem-meer-ee-uh), Peruvian Lily, lily of the Incas; Alstroemeriaceae Family. Alstromeria prefers to be grown in evenly moist, well-drained, rich humus, but it will tolerate drier soils. Choose a sheltered site in either full sun or partial shade, preferably at the base of a south or west-facing wall. Mulch with organic material in the winter to prevent frost heaving.
Attributes: Border plants, Containers, Cut flowers.