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any of various South American plants of the genus Alstroemeria valued for their handsome umbels of beautiful flowers

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He added: "The alstroemerias in the Cliff Richard house all died.
The taller varieties will certainly benefit from some support during the summer, but they will reward you with plenty of long-stemmed blooms which are very long-lived, as cut alstroemerias will grow in most fertile, free-draining, but moisture-retentive soils in a position either in full sun or partial shade.
Gardens in cold areas struggle with euphorbias, or regard alstroemerias and agapanthus as impossibly tender.
Smith, the breeder of the Princess series of Alstroemerias.
Other types sold on the market include freesias, tulips and alstroemerias.
Freesias, anemones, summer hyacinths, alliums, gladioli, cosmos, alstroemerias and dozens of others will be adorning shelves soon, ready for you to plant out in the next few weeks once the soil has warmed a little.
She wore a petite rhinestone and crystal tiara and carried a kissing ball of alstroemerias.
THE freckled and streaked trumpet-shaped blooms of alstroemerias, or Peruvian lilies, will add a lively accent to a flowerbed.
Alstroemerias or Peruvian lilies, among the longest-flowering summer plants, come in pink, red, yellow, white, purple and other shades, generally with contrasting throats and attractive streaked markings.
Dwarf alstroemerias are slowly becoming available and these will definitely be hot sellers.
PLANT OF THE WEEK: ALSTROEMERIA PSITTACINAI REALLY like the exotic flowers of the big hybrid alstroemerias with their orchid-like flowers delicately pencilled with dark lines.
Plant Alstroemerias in groups about four or six inches (10 or 15cm) deep in a well-fertilised, well-drained spot.
Distinction in form, variety and clarity in color, and lasting vase quality have made gerberas and alstroemerias two of florists' favorite cut flowers.
Alstroemerias, also known as Peruvian lilies, are tuberous plants that form large clumps, are long-flowering and excellent for cutting.
In Southern California, only hybrid evergreen alstroemerias, generally in the pink to purple color range, and only about 2 feet tall, are sold.