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Alstroemeria psittacina/Inca Lily, Parrot Lily

Alstroemeria psittacina / Alstroemeria psittacina
Spring flowers on an tough, aggressive cultivar
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Spring flowers on an tough, aggressive cultivar

Cluster of trumpet-shaped flowers

An aggressive growing colony of plants that has escaped from a few plants in an original planting

Colony of young plants in early spring just before flowering

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Scientific Name: Alstroemeria psittacina
Common Name: Inca Lily, Parrot Lily
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Various, Multicolored
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Can become an invasive pest in the garden. Improved cultivars are becoming quite popular. This is a long lasting cutflower. Can tolerate a wide range of growing conditions from full sunlight to shade.