Alstroemeria flower is symbolic of wealth, prosperity and fortune. It is also the flower of friendship.
Alstroemeria flowers bloom during late spring or early summer.
Alstroemeria come in orange, pink, rose, purple, red, yellow, white or salmon colors.
Alstroemeria is named after the Swedish botanist Klas von Alstroemer, who was a pupil of the great botanical classifier Linnaeus.
The genus Alstroemeria consists of about 50 species.
Most modern hybrid Alstroemeria plants are propagated in a laboratory.
Many hybrids and about 190 cultivars of Alstroemeria have been developed, with different markings and colors, ranging from white, golden yellow, orange; to apricot, pink, red, purple and lavender.
Alstroemeria flowers have no fragrance.
Alstroemeria flowers have a vase life of about two weeks.
Not all Alstroemeria have striped petals.
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