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Alstroemeria hybrida Inca Bandit

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Alstroemeria hybrida Inca Bandit Peruvian Lily,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Clumping, Dense, Rounded, Upright

Attractive, long flowering compact perennial that has an upright habit and green waxy lance-shaped foliage. Throughout most of the year they have lily-like red flowers with brown spots in the throat of the flower. Peruvian Lilies are much tougher than they look. Grows approx. 30-40cm tall x 30-40cm wide. Great to use for a splash of colour in garden beds or as a cut flower. CAUTION Skin irritant.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Generally trouble free, Yellow Leaves

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Alstroemeriaceae SouthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate