Flower Database

Alstroemeria

Basic information
Flower Name
Alstroemeria
Formal Name
Alstroemeria l.
Alias
インカの百合, Peruvian lily, Lily of the Incas, Alstroemeria, 百合水仙, Lily of the Incas
Habitat
Andes in South America
Morph
Hardy bulbs
Comment
Alstroemeria (scientific name: Alstroemeria L.) is a cold resistant bulb plant of the family Aristolomeria of the family Yurizuensen that grows naturally in the cold district of the Andean South America. From late spring to summer, the scattering inflorescences are stretched from the stem apex and flowers are bloomed sideways. Bring the three flowers in turn to one stem. There are six flower pieces, and the inner three petals are scattered with spots such as lines and spots. This streak is said to be an ingenuity to attract insects. The outer three pieces are sepals. The leaves turn 180 degrees at the base, and the leaf's back is facing the front.
Flower name is Peru Botanist Mr. Barros Claus Alstroemer who saw this flower sent the seeds to the botanist Carl von Linné and Mr. Linne told the flower name the name of the discoverer There is a theory that Mr. Linne found in Peru and came the name of a friend. Depending on the variety, varieties, plant height, blooming season, cold / heat tolerance will vary depending on many lineage of origin and many varieties are improved in Europe such as the Netherlands. Flower color has yellow, white, red, orange, pink color, flower does not open in the flat. Besides garden planting and potted planting, flower holding is good so it is also used for cut flowers, bouquets, etc. The flower language is "sustainable". It is the origin of flower name that flowers bloom in turn, flower holding is good (blooming for a long time).
Common name: Alstroemeria ,Scientific name: Alstroemeria l. ,Also known as: Lily of the Incas, Peruvian lily, Lily of the Incas ,Origin: South America: Andes in cold climates, Height: 20-40 cm (dwarf species), 70-120 cm (high diversity) , leaf color: green , leaf shape: lanceolate needle-shaped leaf ,leaf arrangement: alternate , inflorescence: umbel inflorescence , flower diameter: 5-8 cm, flower color: yellow, white, red, peach, dark peach, orange, flower period : Annual blooming type(from April to July) or, all seazon blooming type
Detailed information
Order
Liliales
Family
Alstroemeriaceae
Genus
Alstroemeria
Species
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
Cylinder
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Ct flower・Flower arrangement
Color
Red, Pink, Orange, Yellow, White
Season
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Sep Oct Nov Dec
Height
20  ~ 120  [cm]
Diameter
5  ~ 8