A colourful celebration of friendship
Twisted leaves and fantastic brightly coloured flowers: those are the Alstroemeria’s key features. It symbolises friendship, making it the perfect flower to give to your best friends.
COLOURS AND SHAPES
The Alstroemeria hides somewhat shyly in it bud in the shop. But gosh - what a surprise when it opens those buds in your home. Then you will see six to eight flowers on the stem, with a flaming interior of white, yellow, red, orange, purple or pink which you can really enjoy. Particularly since these flowers have a very long vase life.
The Alstroemeria symbolises enduring friendship. It’s therefore the perfect gift to celebrate a beautiful friendship. Each of the Alstroemeria’s six petals represent an important characteristic: understanding, humour, patience, empathy, commitment and respect. You can decide for yourself which petal represents which quality.
The exotic Alstroemeria is also called the Inca Lily. This is a reference to its natural habitat: the cool mountain ranges of the Andes in Chile, Brazil and Peru. The flower was discovered there in the 18th century by the Swedish scientist Clas Alströmer. It was he who gave the flower its current name.
CARING FOR THE ALSTROEMERIA
If you want to enjoy your alstroemerias for a long time, follow these tips:
Trim the stems diagonally and remove the bottom leaves so they don’t dangle in the water.
Arrange the alstroemerias in a clean vase with fresh water and some cut flower food.
Avoid placing the vase in full sun, near a fruit bowl or near the central heating.
Remove wilted flowers and regularly top the vase up with tap water.
The Alstroemeria is rich of flowers with a long shelf life.
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