Are the flowers of Alstroemeria toxic?

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Let's talk about the "Alstroemeria" today, which resembles both daffodils and lilies. Its name comes from the unique structure of its flowers. Each petal usually has six lobes, thus earning the name "Alstroemeria". The flower language is "looking forward to meeting again", representing joy and reunion. You can give it to a good friend you haven't seen for a long time.
Alstroemeria is also known as the Peruvian lily. When it is in full bloom, it doesn't have the strong fragrance of lilies, and there is no need to remove the stamens like with lilies. However, it is slightly toxic after blooming, but the toxicity level is relatively low and has no effect on humans, but it may have some impact on cats. So, try to avoid cats touching it.
So, after buying a bunch of Alstroemeria from the flower market, the first step is to cut the roots diagonally after unpacking, then take a flower-awakening bucket filled with water, put the flowers in it for 3 to 4 hours of flower awakening. During the flower awakening period, try to prevent the flower heads from touching the water. After the flowers are awake, take them out and remove most of the leaves. Just leave a few ornamental leaves for each branch. Because if there are too many leaves left, the roots will be very prone to rotting. Then take a vase and add about 5 centimeters of water. If possible, add half a pack of preservatives. Finally, hold the flowers in your hand in a spiral way, align the flower heads from top left to bottom right, and then cut the roots diagonally according to the height of the vase. Later, if there are preservatives, you can change the water every three days. If there are no preservatives, change the water approximately once a day. Pay attention that the specific situation should be judged based on the clarity of the water. If the water becomes cloudy, it should be changed immediately regardless of whether there are preservatives or not.
Alstroemeria comes in various colors such as red, pink, yellow, and white, and is of course highly favored by potted plant enthusiasts. So, what should be noted when maintaining Alstroemeria at home daily? First, in terms of light, it likes sunlight. It is recommended to place it beside a bright window, such as on the east or north-facing windowsill.
Then, in terms of watering, the soil requires moisture. Therefore, follow the principle of "water when the soil surface is dry". Finally, in terms of temperature, Alstroemeria likes 15-25°C. If the temperature is lower than 10°C in winter, put it indoors. If it exceeds 30°C in summer, prevent overheating and try to place it under shading objects.

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