The Lily of the Incas develops bulbs or tubers. Growing they develop a round-shape shrub. Lily of the Incas isn't an evergreen; during the summer it assumes a red colouring; the adult species are large in size and reach 1 m in height.
Light Lily of the Incas
Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light. During this time of year the The Lily of the Incas can be grown outdoors.Usually during the coldest periods of the year the aerial part of these plants dries; it will begin to develop again the spring after.
Water Lily of the Incas
We suggest watering these plants with 2-3 glasses of water only when the soil is perfectly dry, generally it needs to be watered about every 1-2 weeks . Let's avoid to exceed. Generally during the period of vegetatational rest it isn't necessary to water our perennial plants, which in many cases lose their aerial part.
Pests Lily of the Incas
The spring weather, with a high temperature swing between the day and night hours, and pretty frequent rains, can favour the development of fungus diseases, which should be treated pre-emptively with a systemic fungicide, to use before the gems grow excessively; at the end of the winter we also suggest a wide range insecticide to prevent the attack of aphids and cochineals. We should always remember to do these treatments when there aren't flowerings in the garden.
Mold Lily of the Incas
Grow these perennial plants in a very well drained substratum.
Plant - Lily of the Incas
Seeing the quite contained development it’s possible to grow these plants in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.