Lemon verbena to North American gardeners, Herb Louisa to European gardeners, Aloysia triphylla is a tender deciduous shrub grown for the odor of its leaves, an extraordinarily pleasant and sweet lemony scent released by untouched leaves and by bruised or crushed leaves alike. The flowers, which appear in late Spring, are white to pale lavender and insignificant and the ornamental value of the plant lies in its canopy of narrow leaves.
Lemon verbena grows best on well-drained, slightly...
(Sweet Almond Shrub, Sweet Almond Verbena)
Perfuming the air, the white flowers of sweet almond verbena attract bees and butterflies. Native to the drier subtropical parts of northern Argentina, this fast-growing evergreen shrub is almost ever-blooming. It is an upright plant but will look rounded with its many horizontal, weeping branches. The oval, gray-green leaves have small teeth on their edges, and overall have a fine sand-papery texture. Towards the tips of the new growth, many small flowerspikes jut out horizontally from the leaf...
James H. Schutte
(Alstroemeria, Lily-of-the-Incas, Parigo Charm Alstroemeria)
Alstroemeria is a bulbous tender perennial grown for its exquisitely dainty flowers which bloom on tall stalks in the summer. Parigo charm alstroemeria produces clusters of salmon-pink, funnel-shaped flowers; the inner tepals are yellow slashed with brown markings. Long-prized by florists as cut flowers, today there are many hybrid cultivars suited to growing in home gardens.
Grow alstroemeria in moist but well-drained, fertile soil in full sun to partial shade. Apply a balanced liquid fertilizer...
(Lily-of-the-Incas, Princess™ Camilla Alstroemeria)
Princess Camilla alstroemeria ('Stapricamil') is a minimally taller growing member of the series. Its flowers are white with yellow throat and purple speckles.
The patented Princess Lilies series of alstroemeria was developed by Dutch breeders to be excellent garden plants. They are shorter and more compact plants with excellent branching that leads to lots of free flowering blossoms. Flowers are long lasting and resemble azalea blossoms; they come in a wide array of colors.
(Lily-of-the-Incas, Princess™ Daniela Alstroemeria)
Princess Daniela alstroemeria ('Stapridani') has cherry yellow flowers. The petals are a blend of white with pale and lemon yellow. Maroon and purple streaks or speckles are found in the inner yellow throat.
The patented Princess Lilies series of alstroemeria was developed by Dutch breeders to be excellent garden plants. They are shorter and more compact plants with excellent branching that leads to lots of free flowering blossoms. Flowers are long lasting and resemble azalea blossoms; they come...
Van Zanten Plants BV
Princess Oxana, a member of the Princess Lilies Series, is a non-invasive (sterile seeds), compact dwarf alstroemeria valued for its manageable size and extended bloom season. From spring through fall, plants produce eyecatching flowers that are raspberry-red with yellow throats. These flowers are tube-shaped with six petals and its leaves are narrow, twisted and light green. Foliage dies back as bloom display comes to an end.
Unlike other alstoemeria, this series is specifically cultivated as...
(Lily-of-the-Incas, Princess™ Paola Alstroemeria)
Princess Paola alstroemeria ('Stapripal') is a slightly shorter growing member of the series. A floral display has an overall orange coloring, but the petals are vividly multicolored. Petals are light pink/peach with yellow throat with few dark speckles, if any at all. There is a wide band of salmon on each petal.
The patented Princess Lilies series of alstroemeria was developed by Dutch breeders to be excellent garden plants. They are shorter and more compact plants with excellent branching that...
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....