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Alstroemeria ‘Zaprimat’

Princess Mathilde Peruvian lily

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassLiliidaeIncludes lilies, orchids, and many others
OrderLilialesIncludes lilies, tulips, trilliums, greenbriars, and others

About plant names...

This is a cultivar of the Peruvian Lily or Lily of the Incas. The genus is named for the Swedish baron Clas Alströmer, a close friend of Carolus Linnaeus, the guy who invented the Latin naming system. (Alstroemeria is pronounced al-stre-MEE-ree-uh.) The cultivar was produced from Alstroemeria hybrida ‘Staprivina’ in 2002. If anybody knows what a ‘Zaprimat’ is, please let me know. These plants are South American natives, and very attractive.

Identification: These compact plants are about 15" (38 cm) in height, with salmon-orange flowers that bloom continuously from April until the first frost. Compared with their progenitor, Alstroemeria hybrida ‘Staprivina’, these plants have an upright, somewhat outwardly spreading and mounded plant habit; a vigorous growth habit; large, salmon-colored flowers; and good garden performance.[1]

Online References:

Alstroemeria ‘Zaprimat’ on New Hampshire Mountain Hiking

Alstroemeria ‘Zaprimat’ on www.patentgenius.com

Alstroemeria ‘Zaprimat’ at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

1According to the patent


Alstroemeria ‘Zaprimat’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

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Alstroemeria ‘Zaprimat’ (Princess Mathilde Peruvian lily)

8/1/2009 · Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, Maine
≈ 8 × 5" (20 × 13 cm)

Alstroemeria ‘Zaprimat’ (Princess Mathilde Peruvian lily)

8/1/2009 · Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, Maine
≈ 20 × 13" (50 × 33 cm)

Range: Zones 8-11:

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