Alstroemeria Inca Battle
Beautiful pale purple flowers fading to lilac at the throat, create a stunning display from early summer.
Month Available: April
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Purple
Suitable For Wildlife: None
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade
Season of Interest: Summer
Plant Type: Perennial
Hardy: Protect from extended periods of frost
Main Attribute: Summer flowering.
Height / Spread: 40cm x 40cm (18in x 18in)
Try cutting these back after flowering for a second flush of flowers, I did last year, and they flowered well into late autumn.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Very unlikely.
Plant Care: To encourage a second flush of flowers, deadhead at the base of the stems.
Care and Time: Low - autumn
Warning: May cause a skin allergy
Benefits: Hardy and dwarf, with sturdy stems that require no staking. Long flowering and can be used as a cut flower. Creates a clump as matures.
History: Bred by Konst Alstroemeria, an Alstroemeria breeder established since 1972, matching criteria for numerous blossoms, rich colour and a long flowering period.