Last Updated: July 5, 2015

Alstroemeria in bloom
Several years ago my wife was given this Peruvian Lily as a houseplant. It didn’t do particularly well in the house (in fact, I thought it was dead), so I dumped it into the garden near the strawberry planter. Not only was the plant not dead, but it thrives in the dry soil and treats us to this show every spring through autumn.