Alstroemeria Orange King

Peruvian Lillies

£6.99

Alstroemeria Orange King

Pack of 5

(Code A3197)

£6.99

Pack of 10

(Code A3199)

£11.98
Orange King is a vibrant Alstroemeria, otherwise known as a Peruvian Lily or Lily of the Incas. The flowers are a tangerine orange, with a splash of yellow towards the throat and are various streaks of rusty brown markings. Ideal for brightening up the border, this long-flowering perennial produces large funnel-shaped flowers that sit on top of the clumps of erect stems and lance-shaped foliage. Able to grow remarkably well in almost all types of soil makes this Alstroemeria a perfect addition to any summer garden. Flowers June to September. Height 75cm. Top sized bulbs supplied. leaves that contrast well. Originating in South America, it is no surprise that these herbaceous perennials look so exotic. Their long flowering period throughout the summer and their ability to grow remarkably well in almost all types of soil makes the Peruvian Lily a gardener's dream. An ideal cut flower for summer bouquets because of their colour and long vase life, Alstroemeria make an impact when coupled with the equally unusual Agastache or Astrantia. Top sized bulbs supplied. Flowers June to September. Height 100cm.

Key Product Information

Season Interest Summer
Flower Colour Orange
Foliage Colour Green
Preferred Location
  • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
  • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade
Positive attributes
  • Excellent for cut flowers
    cut-flower
  • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
    container
How Supplied Top Sized Bulbs supplied
Delivery Delivery from mid-January

Key Product Information

Delivery from mid-January

Season Interest

Summer

Flower Colour

Orange

Foliage Colour

Green

Preferred Location
Suitable for planting in sunny locations
sun
Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
part-shade
How Supplied

Top Sized Bulbs supplied

Flowering Time

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Available to buy

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Plant Size

Mature Height 75cm
Mature Spread 40cm
Annual Growth 75cm
Annual Growth

75cm

Mature Height

75cm

Mature Spread

40cm

Planting Plant at approx 10cm deep.
Soil Type Fertile, well drained
Planting

Plant at approx 10cm deep.

Soil Type

Fertile, well drained

Alstromeria can be planted in groups at approx 10cm deep in any well drained fertile soil. Occasionally no top growth is made in the first season until the roots become established.
When planting choose a sheltered position, preferably one where plants can remain undisturbed for several years. Cut down stems to ground level in autumn and mulch with dry peat/compost to protect from winter weather.
  • Information
  • Key Product Information

    Season Interest Summer
    Flower Colour Orange
    Foliage Colour Green
    Preferred Location
    • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
      sun
    • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
      part-shade
    Positive attributes
    • Excellent for cut flowers
      cut-flower
    • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
      container
    How Supplied Top Sized Bulbs supplied
    Delivery Delivery from mid-January

    Key Product Information

    How Supplied

    Top Sized Bulbs supplied

    Delivery from mid-January

    Season Interest

    Summer

    Flower Colour

    Orange

    Foliage Colour

    Green

    Preferred Location
    Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
    Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade

    Flowering Time

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Available to buy

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Plant Size

    Mature Height 75cm
    Mature Spread 40cm
    Annual Growth 75cm
    Annual Growth

    75cm

    Mature Height

    75cm

    Mature Spread

    40cm

    Planting Plant in prepared soil, with a hole large enough to firmly hold the module.
    Soil Type Well drained fertile soil.
    Pruning Deadhead as necessary to prolong flowering.
    Planting

    Plant at approx 10cm deep.

    Soil Type

    Fertile, well drained

  • Planting & growing Instructions
  • Alstromeria can be planted in groups at approx 10cm deep in any well drained fertile soil. Occasionally no top growth is made in the first season until the roots become established.
    When planting choose a sheltered position, preferably one where plants can remain undisturbed for several years. Cut down stems to ground level in autumn and mulch with dry peat/compost to protect from winter weather.
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