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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'
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.
Specific pests: Slugs
Diseases: Virus diseases cause yellow mottling and distortion.
Specific diseases: Virus
Pruning: Remove stems after flowering, leaving tubers in ground.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
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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