Alstroemeria 'Virginia'

Alstroemeria ‘Virginia’

Peruvian lily

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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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 flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

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

Pink

White

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 ‘Virginia’ has white flowers with a yellow splash and burgundy streaks, with contrasting brown anthers. It’s ideal for growing in the ornamental border or as part of a patio container display, and makes an excellent cut flower. 

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Grow Alstroemeria ‘Virginia’  in a sheltered spot in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Stake them so they don’t collapse in the wind or rain, and keep picking the flowers for cutting, or deadheading – pull from the root and they will continue to flower for months. Not fully hardy, mulch for the first two winters to protect the rootball.

How to grow Alstroemeria 'Virginia'

  • Plant size

    80cm 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 / chalky / alkaline / acidic

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 not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not 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 flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do not Divide in March

Do not Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do Divide in September

Do Divide in October

Do Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

Do not Prune in February

Do not Prune in March

Do not Prune in April

Do not Prune in May

Do not Prune in June

Do not Prune in July

Do not Prune in August

Do Prune in September

Do not Prune in October

Do not Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Alstroemeria 'Virginia' and wildlife

Alstroemeria 'Virginia' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Alstroemeria 'Virginia' poisonous?

Alstroemeria 'Virginia' 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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