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February 25, 2012

Lavender freesia in the front yard. Most are white right now. I saw a red one open in The Path Garden today.Freesia from Moorpark, CA

 

The Alstroemeria is a new one and this is the first bloom. Hoping for rain to help with the water bill. Tomorrow, it is supposed to be 80s and windy, which dries the garden faster. I hope to get out and water early.

Alstroemeria (Moorpark, CA)
 

By Vi Johnson from Moorpark, CA

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April 21, 2008

I am interested in planting perennials this year and have found a beautiful plant called "Alstroemeria". Can anyone provide me with info on this flowering plant and whether it can be planted in my zone in central Louisiana. As well as upkeep and so forth.

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Hardiness Zone: 9a

Nelwyn from Bunkie, LA

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April 22, 20080 found this helpful

This is the flower that you see in so many flower arrangements made by florists - they love it! I hope you have great luck with it. God bless you!

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April 22, 20080 found this helpful

When you google it again, try spelling it 'alstroemeria'. Hope that helps.

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April 22, 20080 found this helpful

Hi there.
Those are some of my favorite flowers! They are also known as Peruvian lilies.
They come in many different colors, from white to deep maroon, to yellow, to pink, and lots of colors.

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I found some good information on the NC State University website here:
www.ces.ncsu.edu/.../alstroemeria.html
They are hardy in your zone, they should grow quite nicely.
Stop into a nursery. The people that work there will have an abundance of information, and it will be relevant to your geographic area.
Also, there's a site called Daves Garden that has great gardening information as well. When we moved into our house, I didn't know my daffodils from my hostas. Now, I do! There are lots of pictures on Daves, too.
Have fun gardening!

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May 13, 20160 found this helpful

I am trying to find the same information, and much to my surprise, the question was asked from another Nelwyn!

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July 13, 2012

The first flower bloomed this week. A lily that DD gave me. The second is the newest Alstroemeria called "Navajo Princess".

Maroon and gold lily.

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May 8, 2011

Hubby's sense of humor at work in the garden again. These Alstroemeria are small. I was told they are miniature (a gift from daughter-in-law).

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They are good bloomers here in Southern California.

Small red flowering plants.

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