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botanical name:
Alstroemeria 'Cyprus'
Alstroemeria 'Cyprus' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Peruvian Lily
family:  Alstroemeriaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.20m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
description:
Compact upright habit. Attractive flowers with near white outer petals marked pale yellow at the base and often purplish-pink tinged at the edges, deep yellow inner petals conspicuously streaked dark red. Early flowering.

cultivation:
Moist well-drained, fertile soil. Dislikes heavy wet soils. Sun or part shade in a position protected from hard frosts

propagation:
By division of established clumps.

usage:
Borders, also an excellent cut flower

other notes:
Bred Cornelis Van Duyn, Rijnsburg, Holand, 1982

May cause skin irritation for some people

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