Thursday, February 19, 2009

What is this Flower?

Can you tell me what kind of flower this is?

-- Tom






Anne's Response

Tom,

I think the plant is an alstromeria, sometimes called a Peruvian lily. The foliage remains green most of the winter in this area. The blooms appear in the early summer and sometimes again in the fall. There are several different colored cultivars available. It is a long lasting cut flower and the seed pods are also quite attractive in the garden after it blooms.

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