Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Alstroemeria rhizomes

I got a pot of alstroemeria back in 2006, and they've been blooming happily every year in a big fiberglass urn, from November through April. This year I decided that I needed to repot them (and I needed that urn). I've never seen the tubers before -- they're fleshy and come in crowns, like dahlias. They seemed evenly distributed throughout the pot, and didn't seem to be oriented in any particular direction, so I just tossed them back into some nursery pots full of potting mix. If they don't come back next year, I'll just buy some new tubers.
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1 comment:

Adam said...

Well? Did they come back?