Pull stems from the base to promote new blooms (instead of cutting). Deadhead the spent flowers to prevent this plant from multiplying too much via self-seeding. Propagate by division in fall or very early spring.
Can you take cuttings from alstroemeria?
You can propagate alstroemeria by taking cuttings and planting them, while cut flowers will often last for a few weeks in water – they’re a popular flower to give friends or loved ones on special occasions.
How do you grow alstroemeria Indian summer?
Plant tubers 20cm deep in late summer or autumn in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Leave young plants undisturbed to grow into clumps. Mulch in winter for the first two years.
Can alstroemeria survive winter?
Most alstroemerias are hardy and should survive the winter outdoors once their roots are well established and have grown deep into the ground. Mulch is a layer of material, at least 5cm (2in) thick, applied to the soil surface in late autumn to late winter (Nov-Feb).
Is Alstroemeria Indian summer invasive?
Vigorous without being invasive, make this gorgeous climber the workhorse of your garden – clothe walls, fences or pergolas in tropical colour from late spring right through to autumn. Campsis plants will also cope well with dry conditions and clay soils too.