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Alstroemeria ‘Douceur D’automne’

Peruvian lily

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

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Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

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Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Alstroemeria 'Douceur D'automne'
  • Common name: Peruvian lily
  • Family: Alstroemeriaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Peruvian lilies, Alstroemeria, are among the most showy of perennials, with their spectacular large, brightly streaked flowers.

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Alstroemeria ‘Douceur D’Automne’ produces pale red flowers with a yellow throat and flowers between from mid to late summer. It’s superb planted in groups along a path edge, or grouped informally in a sheltered sunny border. Its long flowering period throughout the summer season provides an eye-catching display.

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In colder regions plant alstromerias at the base of a south facing wall. Not fully hardy, mulch for the first two winters to protect the rootball.

How to grow Alstroemeria 'Douceur D'Automne'

  • Plant size

    30cm height

    40cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, dappled shade, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Half hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist / chalky / alkaline

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Alstroemeria 'Douceur D'Automne' and wildlife

Alstroemeria 'Douceur D'automne' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Alstroemeria 'Douceur D'Automne' poisonous?

Alstroemeria 'Douceur D'automne' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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