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Alstroemeria Indian Summer ~ Red Peruvian Lily

Alstroemeria Indian Summer will add some sizzling color to the garden and with unusual dark contrasting foliage. This red flowered Peruvian Lily cultivar typically grows from 12-18" tall. If given adequate moisture Alstroemeria Indian Summer will steadily spread by underground rhizomes, Alstromeria plants are quite drought tolerant. The magenta purple variety will hold its foliage in the garden the longest in the Winter. The Chilean lilies have been hybridized extensively. There are a number of beautiful colors offered in the marketplace. Many are named more are not or at least the names have not traveled as far as the plants. The colors range from purple, to red, to yellow, and some even have green markings. The varieties that have a lot of yellow are often more likely to be dormant during the winter. All of the Alstroemeria species make excellent long lasting cut flowers.

Alstroemeria Indian Summer, Indian Summer Peruvian Lily

Red Flowers and dark foliage of Alstroemeria Indian Summer the Indian Summer Peruvian Lily. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection. More Ligtu hybrids

Plants in the genus Alstroemeria featured on this site:
Alstroemeria Flame
Alstroemeria Inca Ice
Alstroemeria Indian Summer
Alstroemeria ligtu
Alstroemeria psittacina
Alstroemeria Salmon
Alstroemeria Sussex Gold