Alstroemeria Inticancha Dark Purple
A profusion of striking dark purple flowers smother the attractive foliage from late June onwards.
Month Available: May
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 long periods of frost
Main Attribute: Flowering summer to autumn.
Height / Spread: 30cm x 30cm (12in x 12in)
To get a really good display in a patio pot, I feed these regularly with a compound fertiliser.
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 stem.
Care and Time: Low - autumn
Warning: May cause a skin allergy
Benefits: Very dwarf habit which is great for containers and borders, and loved by both butterflies and bees. Great for cutting.
History: Bred by Hilverdakooji in 2006.