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Alstroemeria 'Uranus' (Peruvian lily 'Uranus')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.4m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Alstroemeria 'Uranus'

Other names

Peruvian lily 'Uranus'

Genus

Alstroemeria Alstroemeria

Variety or Cultivar

'Uranus' _ 'Uranus' is a compact, mound-forming, tuberous perennial with lance-shaped leaves and upright stems bearing rose-carmine flowers with yellow centres and black stripes in summer.


Alstroemeria 'Uranus' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact, Erect

Toxicity

Contact may cause skin allergies.

Flower

Rose-pink, Striped, Yellow in Summer

Foliage

Blue-green in Spring; Blue-green in Summer; Blue-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs Slugs

Diseases

Virus diseases cause yellow mottling and distortion.

General care

Pruning

Remove stems up after flowering, leaving tubers in ground.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Alstroemeria 'Uranus' (Peruvian lily 'Uranus') will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Containers

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, moist, well-drained soil in either full sun or partial shade. Young plants should be left undisturbed to grow into clumps. Mulch each winter for the first two years.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Alstroemeria 'Uranus'

Other names

Peruvian lily 'Uranus'

Genus

Alstroemeria Alstroemeria

Variety or Cultivar

'Uranus' _ 'Uranus' is a compact, mound-forming, tuberous perennial with lance-shaped leaves and upright stems bearing rose-carmine flowers with yellow centres and black stripes in summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact, Erect

Toxicity

Contact may cause skin allergies.


Colour

Flower

Rose-pink, Striped, Yellow in Summer

Foliage

Blue-green in Spring; Blue-green in Summer; Blue-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs

Diseases

Virus diseases cause yellow mottling and distortion.

General care

Pruning

Remove stems up after flowering, leaving tubers in ground.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Alstroemeria 'Uranus' (Peruvian lily 'Uranus') will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Containers

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, moist, well-drained soil in either full sun or partial shade. Young plants should be left undisturbed to grow into clumps. Mulch each winter for the first two years.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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