Alstroemeria ‘Indian Summer’
Peruvian lily ‘Indian Summer’, Lily of the Inca ‘Indian Summer’, Parrot lily ‘Indian Summer’, Alstroemeria ‘Tesronto’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Indian Summer’ _ ‘Indian Summer’ is an upright, clump-forming, tuberous perennial with lance-shaped, bronze- to purple-flushed, dark green leaves and, from early summer to mid-autumn, open clusters of funnel-shaped, red-marked, yellow-orange flowers with brown flecks on the inner petals.
Bushy, Clump-forming, Upright
Contact may cause skin allergies.
Flushed red, Striped, Yellow-orange in Summer; Yellow-orange, Striped, Flushed red in Autumn
Dark-green, Flushed purple, Bronze-tinted in Spring; Bronze-tinted, Dark-green, Flushed purple in Summer; Dark-green, Flushed purple, Bronze-tinted in Autumn
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Virus diseases cause yellow mottling and distortion.
Remove stems after flowering, leaving tubers in ground.
Alstroemeria ‘Indian Summer’ (Peruvian lily ‘Indian Summer’) will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.
Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Containers
Plant tubers 20cm deep in late summer or autumn in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Leave young plants undisturbed to grow into clumps. Mulch in winter for the first two years.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
North, South, East, West