Peruvian lily ‘Tara’ , Parrot lily ‘Tara’ , Parrot flower ‘Tara’ , Lily of the Inca ‘Tara’ , Alstroemeria ‘Little Miss Tara’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Tara’ _ ‘Tara’ is a dwarf, upright, bushy, clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with oblong to ovate, dark green leaves and, in summer, erect stems bearing red to reddish-pink flowers with yellow throats and black stripes on the petals.
Clump-forming, Compact, Erect, Spreading
Contact may cause skin allergies.
Reddish pink, Red in Summer
Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Virus diseases cause yellow mottling and distortion.
Remove stems up after flowering, leaving tubers in ground.
WHERE TO GROW
Alstroemeria ‘Tara’ (Peruvian lily ‘Tara’ ) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.
Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Containers
Grow in fertile, moist, well-drained soil in either full sun or partial shade. Young plants should be left undisturbed to grow into clumps. Mulch each winter for the first two years.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
North, South, East, West