One of the Princess Lilies® - a series of compact, long-blooming alstroemeria hybrids bred for the garden rather than for the cutflower industry - Princess™ Sara is an herbaceous perennial that produces eye-catching apricot-pink flowers with yellow throats and purple stripes from late spring through summer. The narrow, twisted, light green leaves are evergreen in mild winter climates.
Plants prefer full sun (with afternoon shade in hottest regions) and fertile, moist soil with good drainage....
James H. Schutte
(Lily-of-the-Incas, Sweet Laura Alstroemeria)
Alstroemeria or lily-of-the-Incas is a bulbous perennial grown for its exquisitely dainty flowers which bloom on tall stalks throughout the summer. Sweet Laura alstoemeria produces clusters of bright yellow, funnel-shaped flowers marked with cherry red. The prominent stamens are also rich red. Long-prized by florists as cut flowers, today there are many hybrid cultivars suited to growing in home gardens. Sweet Laura alstroemeria is one of the few alstroemeria that is fragrant, and it is relatively...
International Flower Bulb Centre
A native of the montane regions of Chile and Argentina, Peruvian lily is an herbaceous perennial that spreads by rhizomatous tubers. It has upright stems lined with waxy, slightly wavy, lance-shaped leaves of green to gray-green. From mid to late summer clusters of large, yellow or orange, lily-like flowers appear. These have delicate spots of brown or red along their throats and are attractive to hummingbirds. After blooming foliage will die back.
Peruvian lily grows best in areas where summers...
(Lily-of-the-Incas, Orange King Peruvian-lily, Peruvian-lily)
Originating from the montane regions of Chile and Argentina, 'Orange King' Peruvian lily is an herbaceous perennial that spreads by rhizomatous tubers. It has upright stems lined with waxy, slightly wavy, lance-shaped leaves of green to gray-green. From mid to late summer many clusters of large, deep orange, lily-like flowers appear. These have delicate brown spots along their throats and are attractive to hummingbirds. After blooming foliage will die back.
Peruvian lily grows best in areas where...
In summer this tuberous, tender perennial blooms with a profusion of colorful, lily-like flowers. Lily-of-the-Incas is native to central Chile and Argentina and has slender, sparse, strap-like leaves and tall flower stems. The semi-evergreen leaves are light green with hints of gray. As the summer temperatures rise, the tall stems become topped with branched clusters of trumpet-shaped flowers. These may be orange-red with yellow and dark-red markings or lavender-pink with purple and maroon markings,...
James H. Schutte
(Lily-of-the-Incas, Variegated Lily-of-the-Incas)
Variegated parrot lily is a tender perennial that grows from tuberous roots. It is native to Brazil. Clumps of white-edged foliage appear in spring and slowly elongate to upright, leafy, pink-spotted stems. Clusters of tubular flowers bloom at the ends of the stems in loose spheres. Greenish blooms are heavily overlaid with red and marked with dark purple to brown spots and streaks, a unique color combination! Alstroemeria blooms in the cool of spring and may re-bloom in autumn. Alstromeria psittacina...
(Alternanthera, Calico Plant)
Brilliant color and good heat tolerance is an irresistible combination, and ‘Brazilian Red Hots’ delivers both. This hybrid tender perennial is fully evergreen and boasts vibrant variegated foliage with purplish centers and fuchsia edges. Each elliptical leaf has a wavy texture. Throughout the year, it produces clover-like clusters of small, white flowers, but these are insignificant and fade against the electric color of the leaves.
For best foliar color, plant ‘Brazilian Red Hots’ in full...