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The Alstroemeria: the queen from South America

If you're seeking a plant that combines beauty, resilience, and a fascinating history, Alstroemeria is the perfect choice. Let's explore why this perennial plant is a valuable addition to any garden.

🌏 Origins

Alstroemeria, also known as the Peruvian Lily or Inca Lily, boasts captivating origins in the lush mountainous regions of South America. Stretching from Argentina to Chile, Brazil to Peru, this perennial plant thrives in a variety of climates and habitats.
It was the Swedish naturalist Klaus Alströmer who introduced it to Europe in the late 18th century, enchanted by its beauty during his travels. In honor of him, the renowned botanist Carl von Linné bestowed upon it the name "Alstroemeria".
Our collection features high-altitude varieties selected for their remarkable cold resistance.

🌸 Unique characteristics

Alstroemeria is a perennial plant that grows from underground rhizomes, fleshy stems that store nutrients, and can be propagated by rhizome division or seed.
Its generous and persistent flowering lasts until the first cold snaps, showcasing large and showy flowers in a variety of vibrant and delicate colors, including white, yellow, pink, red, purple, and orange.
Alstroemeria leaves are lanceolate and spirally arranged along the stem, measuring 5 to 10 cm in length and 1 to 2 cm in width. Their smooth leaf margins and pointed tips endure year-round, even in winter. Beyond enchanting the eyes, these plants attract pollinating insects like bees, contributing to the ecological balance of the garden.

💚 Care

Alstroemeria is relatively easy to grow, preferring fertile, well-drained soil and a sunny position. Regular watering is essential, avoiding waterlogging. With simple care and enduring beauty, Alstroemeria is a perfect choice for any gardener, whether novice or experienced.

🌟 Why choose Alstroemeria

Alstroemeria impresses with its tenacity and resilience, blooming continuously despite extreme temperatures. Selected varieties are adaptable to a wide range of climates, resisting both summer droughts and winter rigors.
Thanks to its beauty and versatility, it's an ideal option for creating vibrant borders, breathtaking flower beds, and floral arrangements, with long-lasting cut flowers. Symbolizing happiness and companionship, Alstroemeria is a captivating addition to any green space.

🌱 Our Collection

Our Alstroemeria plants are mature and sturdy, resistant to slug attacks, and available in generous pots. With their extraordinary qualities and timeless beauty, they offer a unique experience for plant lovers.
Let yourself be enchanted by the magic of Alstroemeria, a plant that transforms every green space into an oasis of elegance and serenity.

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