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Alstroemeria 'Princess Louise' (Peruvian lily 'Princess Louise')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.3m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.3m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity
Toxic - Contact may cause skin allergies.
Toxic - Contact may cause skin allergies.
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name: Alstroemeria 'Princess Louise'

Other names: Peruvian lily 'Princess Louise', Parrot lily 'Princess Louise', Lily of the Inca 'Princess Louise', Alstroemeria 'Zaprilou'

Genus: Alstroemeria Alstroemeria

Variety or Cultivar: 'Princess Louise' _ 'Princess Louise' is a compact, bushy, clump-forming, tuberous perennial with lance-shaped, dark grey-green leaves and, from early summer to mid-autumn, open clusters of funnel-shaped, magenta flowers with dark red flecks and yellow throats.


Alstroemeria 'Princess Louise' is: Deciduous

Flower: Magenta in Summer; Magenta in Autumn

Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

Habit: Bushy, Clump-forming, Compact

Toxicity: Contact may cause skin allergies.

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Slugs Slugs

Diseases: Virus diseases cause yellow mottling and distortion.

Specific diseases: Virus Virus

General care

Pruning: Remove stems after flowering, leaving tubers in ground.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Alstroemeria 'Princess Louise' (Peruvian lily 'Princess Louise') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Containers

Cultivation: Plant tubers 20cm deep in late summer or autumn in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Leave young plants undisturbed to grow into clumps. Mulch in winter for the first two years.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)


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Botanical name: Alstroemeria 'Princess Louise'

Other names: Peruvian lily 'Princess Louise', Parrot lily 'Princess Louise', Lily of the Inca 'Princess Louise', Alstroemeria 'Zaprilou'

Genus: Alstroemeria Alstroemeria

Variety or Cultivar: 'Princess Louise' _ 'Princess Louise' is a compact, bushy, clump-forming, tuberous perennial with lance-shaped, dark grey-green leaves and, from early summer to mid-autumn, open clusters of funnel-shaped, magenta flowers with dark red flecks and yellow throats.


Alstroemeria 'Princess Louise' is: Deciduous

Flower: Magenta in Summer; Magenta in Autumn

Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

Habit: Bushy, Clump-forming, Compact

Toxicity: Contact may cause skin allergies.

Watch out for

Specific pests: Slugs

Diseases: Virus diseases cause yellow mottling and distortion.

Specific diseases: Virus

General care

Pruning: Remove stems after flowering, leaving tubers in ground.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Alstroemeria 'Princess Louise' (Peruvian lily 'Princess Louise') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Containers

Cultivation: Plant tubers 20cm deep in late summer or autumn in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Leave young plants undisturbed to grow into clumps. Mulch in winter for the first two years.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)


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