I received the most beautimous bouquet of Peruvian Lilies (uncommonly known as Alstroemeria) for my birthday. I’ve had them for over a week and they still look amazing!

Here’s a little trivia from Wikipedia: “Perhaps the most fascinating- and telltale- morphological trait of Alstroemeria and its relatives is the fact that the leaves are resupinate, that is, they twist from the base so that what appears to be the upper leaf surface is in fact the lower leaf surface. This very unusual botanical feature is easily observed in the leaves on cut flowers from the florist.”

Resupinate, shmoopinate…they’re just pretty!

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