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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Peruvian lily [Inticancha Dark Purple]
Alstroemeria Inticancha Dark Purple
Alstroemeria are fleshy rooted herbaceous perennials forming spreading clumps of erect stems bearing narrowly lance-shaped leaves, with umbels of showy funnel-shaped flowers in summer
Inticancha Dark Purple is a clump-forming perennial, to 30cm high, with strap-like, alternating leaves along the stem. Terminal clusters of flowers appear from summer through into autumn, in rich shades of dark maroon and dark purple with even darker purple veining and speckling across the petals
Toxicity Contact may cause skin allergies
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soils in full sun or partial shade. Young plants are best left undisturbed to form clumps; mulch for the first two winters
Propagate by division in autumn or very early spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers Wall-side Borders Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs
Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants City & Courtyard Gardens
Pruning Pull stems up after flowering, leaving tubers in ground
Pests May be damaged by slugs
Generally disease free but a virus may be a problem
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