Peruvian lily


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Noun1.Peruvian lily - an Andean herb having umbels of showy pinkish-purple lily-like flowersPeruvian lily - an Andean herb having umbels of showy pinkish-purple lily-like flowers
genus Alstroemeria - genus of showy South American herbs with leafy stems; sometimes placed in family Alstroemeriaceae or in family Amaryllidaceae
alstroemeria - any of various South American plants of the genus Alstroemeria valued for their handsome umbels of beautiful flowers
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Fresh flowers adorn Bonvissuto's own home in Bradent on, too--small bud vases filled with baby gerbera daisies, mini orchid plants, Peruvian lily, little succulents and mini carnations in his kitchen window and on his nightstand.
Too often seen wilting in cellophane on the forecourt of a garage, the Peruvian lily should not be overlooked.
Too often seen wilting in cellophane on garge forecourts, the Peruvian lily should not be overlooked.
Symbol of friendship: Peruvian lily IF you want lots of flowers all summer long, alstroemeria should be on your planting list this spring.
Chablis, a sister to The Pentagon, made a nice winning debut under Wayne Lordan in the opening fillies' maiden as she quickened up well inside the final furlong to beat the useful Peruvian Lily.
This tuber is from South America and is known as the Peruvian lily.
Primroses are right up there, along with monkshood, Peruvian lily, anthurium, arum, asparagus, greater celandine, leylandii, daphne, weeping fig, ivy, hyacinth, iris, lobelia, daffodil and tulip.
Commonly known as Peruvian Lily they produce an astounding array of clustered lily shaped flowers throughout the summer months.
And Alstroemeria Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, a Peruvian lily, is perfect for a sunny border.
Peruvian Lily Trainer: Joe Murphy 3rd, 6f two-year-old maiden, Curragh, August 31 Fethard trainer Joe Murphy has endured a frustrating season, but there have been signs his string are starting to find a bit of form and the performance of this filly on debut in what could turn out to be quite a decent maiden was certainly eyecatching.