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Alstroemeria hybrid 'Ariane' (Princess lily, alstroemeria)

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Plant description

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Alstroemeria 'Ariane' is a decorative perennial plant with yellow flowers.

Princess lillies are a compact form of alstroemeria. They have a long flowering season, from spring through to autumn, and the flowers are great for cut flowers. They may die back if summer temperatures are too hot. When not in flower, they form a neat compact mound of foliage.  Good for border and container growing, they are rarely troubled with pests or diseases.

Alstroemeria will flower well in sunny or part shaded conditions. In hotter areas they may need protection from the summer sun, so a position in dappled shade in the middle of the day would be preferred, as well as a layer of mulch.  Drought tolerant when established, they will flower better with regular watering and feeding. Too much water, or planting too deep, can lead to rotting of the plant.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: Yellow
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.3 metres
Minimum height: not specified

Maximum width: 0.3 metres
Minimum width: not specified

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Bees.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical, tropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: moist, well-drained.

Sand: moist.

Soil pH: 5.5-6.5

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: All.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser applied regularly through the flowering season.

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