Carlos Linnaeus

The substrate must be composed of peat, chestnut and sand ground with the arrival of summer or any manifestation of weather involving dry climates, should be monitored always keep a certain moisture, mainly in the growing season. When there is too much cold and strong air currents are given, it must be protected. Watering must be reduced in the event of frost. It is a plant very sensitive to any kind of pollution, which must be kept at a place where they are not this very exposed to smoke or other factors that pollute the environment. In terms of its location, should be located in a place with semi-shade or living light, but in no case be exposed to direct sunlight. It must be in check to violets periodically, since this plant may suffer from the presence of mites and mealybugs.

Astromelia for lovers of plants and flowers, an excellent option to visit and possibly have in the garden, is the astromelia or more known as the alstroemeria; Since that is a full blossom beauty that adorn the gardens with their bright colors and very glad in pleasant way. The astromelia is known scientifically as alstroemeria aurantiaca, but it is also common that is called Golden alstroemeria. The common or vernacular names include Lily of the incas, lis of the Inca, amancay, Pilgrim, lyutta, cascabel or Peruvian Lily. This beautiful plant belongs to the family of the Amaryllidaceae (Amariliaceas). Speaking of the astromelia, is relationship to a genre of South America, more exactly it originated in Peru and Chile, since the optimal conditions for the growth of the alstroemeria, provide it fresh and mountain regions of the Andes. The scientific record of the astromelia or alstroemeria, due to Claus von Alstroemer Swedish and Carlos Linnaeus; so in honor is named to the Swedish botanist to the alstroemeria. Today the astromelia or alstroemeria boasts over 50 different species, offering colors and varied forms, which It makes much more interesting this genus of plants and flowers.