Princess Monica', a dwarf, long flowering variety, has lance-shaped leaves and white flowers in summer.Alstroemeria is a flowering lily plant. There are over 120 species available, many native to South America. Some are winter blooming while others bloom only in the summer.These are long lived perennials, meaning they bloom yearly for years. One species however is an annual, meaning it lives for one year. They are commonly grown as a garden plant or landscaping cover.
These miniature lilies often represent friendship and devotion. The twisting nature of leaves is thought to represent friendship. As friendship often has ups and downs, so do the leaves of lilies.This is often used as a symbol of lasting devotion between couples. The twisting leaves may represent the complex nature of marriage. It is also used to symbolize long term relationships with others.The petal color can also impact its meaning when used in arrangements. Pink often represents soft love or caring between couples and friends. Deeper alstroemeria may represent deeper feelings or emotions.