American mountain-ash - Plant
Common name: Peruvian lily, Lily-of-the-Incas, Parrot lily, Parrot flower
Bloom time: May
Height: 15.00 to 30.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
If plants dry out, you can cut them back to 4 inches. They should recover and come back quickly. Additional Peruvian lily flower care includes pinching off any leaves that begin to turn yellow before the flower dies. Divide Peruvian lilies by digging up rhizomes and cutting off sections in the fall after they bloom.
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil: well-drained soil
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Alstroemeria seeds can be planted directly into the garden in early spring, once the temperature reaches about 40°.
- In mild wither regions, they should be planted in the fall.
- Sow seeds indoors in late winter.
- Maintain a soil temperature of 55° until germination, which takes 15-20 days.
Lawn specimen or small shade tree for cool northern climates. It is not recommended for the St. Louis climate.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
- Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area.
Bacterial fireblight can be a severe problem, causing scorched leaves at the branch ends. Scab can cause significant defoliation. Cankers, crown gall, powdery mildew and rust may also occur.
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