Growing Alstroemeria from stem cuttings?

Jane McGary
Sat, 19 Feb 2005 10:10:55 PST
Bonaventure Magrys asked,

>Is it possible to propagate Alstroemeria from the bottom of stems from cut 
>flower bouquets?

Sorry, no; you can propagate them only from seed or from portions of the 
root with growing points. The flower stems are annual and will not produce 

The cutflower strains of Alstroemeria may be available as potted plants in 
spring at some garden centers.

Jane McGary

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