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Alstroemeria aurantiaca

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20 Jul : 16:52

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alstromeria_aurantiaca.jpgBecause of their exotic colors these flowers also called Peruvian lily or lily of the Incas. Flower T is so called in honor of the Swedish Baron Klas von Alstroemer (1736-1794) by his close friend Carl Linnaeus. It was first described by French botanist Louis Feuillee. The seeds of alstromeriyata were among many others, collected by Alstromer during his one trip to South America in 1753
Perennial plants, whose homeland is South America. Sashtetvuvat about 70 vida.V Bulgaria to disseminate best - very alstromeriya with pink flowers.

There are many species, varieties and hybrids visokodekorativni alstromeriya - about 190 species, with different colors - white, golden, yellow, orange, various shades of pink, a red bledosini, violet alstromerii. The flower reminds miniature lily, is very popular and loved for color combinations of roses, gerberas, daisies, lilium.
The plants are propagated by dividing the rootstock in autumn, after pretsafti, each part must have a minimum of 5.7 buds, which will develop the new plant. Be planted shallow. For years when properly growing new stems grow to 60-80 height 50-130 cm, which ended with a cluster of flowers 3.10. They are with 6 petals, spotted or with longitudinal lines. Some species reproduce through seeds. Sown in April, sprout after three weeks, but the bloom until the second year. Planted outdoors in cold winters when our weather is nice to mulching. They prefer lighter soils of neutral or slightly acid reaction, light but not a sun trap.

Grows well in sandy, soil ottsedliva regularly nourished with fertilizers at a temperature of 20 degrees. Best results are achieved in a greenhouse.

There are compact hybrids alstromeriyata height 20-40 cm, suitable cultivation in pots. Bloom in summer with large flowers - 5-7 cm

The flower is extremely elegant, especially as an independent bunch, when combined colored alstromerii. Radiates tenderness and strong impact. If the water in the vase is changing every day, cut flowers can be up to 3 weeks until the last bud and blossom.
Planting should be at 20 degrees.

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