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Alstroemeria 'Ligtu Hybrids'

Peruvian Lily

Hardy Perennial

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Invaluable long-lived border plants in numerous shades of pink, orange and scarlet with distinctive, contrasting stripe. One of the worlds' most popular cut flowers.

Ideal For:
cottage gardens, exotic garden, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
June, July, August, September
Sowing Months:
February, March, April, May, June, July
Position:
sun or semi shade
    • 1 packet (35 alstroemeria seeds)

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    • Despatch: Within 1 days
    • £3.99
Sow 0.25 inch (6 mm) deep, Feb to July, in trays, pots, etc of good seed compost in a propagator or warm place to maintain an optimum temperature of 70-75F (20-25C). After sowing, seal the seed tray, pot etc. in a polythene bag and keep at 70F (20C) for 3 weeks, then place in a refrigerator at 5C (40F) for 3 weeks. After this place in warmth 70F (20C). Germination then takes 14-30 days.

Transplant seedlings into 7.5cm (3in) pots when large enough to handle, taking care not to damage the roots. Acclimatise young plants to outdoor conditions before planting out in full sun 30cm (12in) apart.

Prefers a rich, light, well drained soil. Choose a sheltered position where they won)t be disturbed for several years.

Caution: irritant to skin and eyes.
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above.

Despatch: Within 24 hours applies to orders placed online from Sunday to Thursday. Orders placed online on Friday or Saturday will be despatched on Monday. Please note that for Bank Holiday weekends, orders placed Friday to Sunday will be despatched on Tuesday.

Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

Reviews
  1. Reasonable

    By Mark Beardsell 05-08-2015

    An interesting process to promote germination which is quite successful. Plants are decent but the flowers are disappointing. All the same orangey-pink and with little of the darker markings shown in the picture very small. Other alstro varieties are more desirable.

    Natalie
    07-08-2015

    Thank you for your review and for sharing your feedback.

  2. Excellent germination and easy to grow

    By Peter Humphrey 13-03-2013

    The seed were sown in potting medium last October and kept in the greenhouse between 60F and 65 F. 29 seeds germinated and have been grown on in 3" pots. Plants are currently between 3" and 8" high and several have multiple shoots. These have been far easier to grow than I expected, from the way they are growing I am expecting a reasonble show of flowers. Watch this space

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