Alstroemeria

Alstroemeria 'Saturne'

Alstroemeria - Alstroemeria  'Saturne'

Common Name: Alstroemeria
Genus: Alstroemeria
Cultivar: 'Saturne'

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Makes good cut flowers, Suitable for growing in containers

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.90 m (90 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.45 m (45 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Orange, Yellow
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June & July

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained


  • Other features: contact with the foliage may cause skin irritation


The large outer tepals of this exotic-looking cultivar have heart-shaped tips and a warm apricot-yellow hue while the yellow inner petals have numerous near-black markings. Compact in habit it is suitable for pots and containers.

  • Garden care: Always wear gloves when working with Peruvian lilies since contact with the foliage may cause skin irritation. After flowering cut back the faded flower-stems. In autumn provide a dry mulch of bracken or bark chippings to protect young plants.


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