Alstroemeria caryophyllacea

Quick Characteristics:

Flower Colors: white, pink
Flower Season: late spring
Life form: rhizome

Alstroemeria caryophyllacea This is one of the many Brazilian species so little known. It is a forest plant, evergreen in zones 10-12 and makes a very fine dwarf ground cover. This photo by Roy Sachs shows it in bloom for the first time (December 2002) in 8 years after blooming the first two years in cultivation. It was grown in a greenhouse. It is aromatic (smelling like carnations).

Alstroemeria caryophyllacea, Roy Sachs

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