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botanical name:
Alstroemeria 'Tessa'
Alstroemeria 'Tessa' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Peruvian Lily
family:  Alstroemeriaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.70m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
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:
Deep cherry red flowers with dark markings and a touch of orange-yellow in the throats, borne on strong stems in summer.

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

propagation:
By division of established clumps.

usage:
Borders, also a good cut flower

other notes:
Can cause skin irritation for some people.

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