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Glory Of The Andes Alstroemeria

Alstroemeria 'Glory Of The Andes'

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Glory Of The Andes Alstroemeria (Alstroemeria 'Glory Of The Andes') at GardenWorks

Glory Of The Andes Alstroemeria flowers

Glory Of The Andes Alstroemeria flowers

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Plant Height:  24 inches

Flower Height:  3 feet

Spacing:  18 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  7b

Other Names:  Peruvian Lily

Description:

This standout variety presents stunning yellow blooms with maroon blotches and fine burgundy spots; mounded, crisp green foliage with cream edges adds interest; blooms last well as cut flowers

Ornamental Features

Glory Of The Andes Alstroemeria features showy bracted yellow trumpet-shaped flowers with burgundy throats and burgundy spots at the ends of the stems from early summer to early fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its attractive pointy leaves remain green in colour with distinctive creamy white edges throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Glory Of The Andes Alstroemeria is an herbaceous perennial with a mounded form. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and usually looks its best without pruning, although it will tolerate pruning. It is a good choice for attracting bees, butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Glory Of The Andes Alstroemeria is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • General Garden Use
  • Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Glory Of The Andes Alstroemeria will grow to be about 24 inches tall at maturity extending to 3 feet tall with the flowers, with a spread of 24 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 18 inches apart. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 5 years.

This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone in winter to protect it in exposed locations or colder microclimates. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

Glory Of The Andes Alstroemeria is a fine choice for the garden, but it is also a good selection for planting in outdoor pots and containers. Because of its height, it is often used as a 'thriller' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination; plant it near the center of the pot, surrounded by smaller plants and those that spill over the edges. Note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Garden  Container 
Applications
Flowers  Foliage Color  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features


Disclaimer - This Plant Database is an online catalog representing many of the varieties that we carry over the course of the season, and is intended for informational purposes only. Inventory varies seasonally, so we cannot guarantee that every plant will be in stock at all times - please contact your favourite GardenWorks location directly for current availability. It does not include our entire inventory of plants, so be sure to visit GardenWorks to see varieties that may not be represented on this list.