Growing guide

How to grow alstroemerias

A great addition to borders and containers, alstroemerias produce showy flowers in a wide choice of colours from early summer to the first frosts. Most are hardy and easy to grow, blooming generously for many years. They also make long-lasting cut flowers.

Quick facts

  • Clusters of colourful lily-like flowers
  • Bloom from early summer to late autumn
  • Perennials, so will live for many years
  • Most are hardy, but do give them a warm, sheltered spot
  • Need sun or partial shade
  • Grow in borders and containers 
  • Plant in spring or autumn

All you need to know

Before you get started
Ongoing care
Pruning and training
While we think all this information will be helpful to you, we always recommend to read the instruction labels on your plants.

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