Tips on Growing Beautiful Lilies.


Don't let their looks scare you off. These plants are tough and easy to grow. They're not particular about soil type or pH and they grow well in full sun, part sun and even light shade.If you are planning on planting bulbs, do it as soon as you get them, either in the fall or the spring. Because the bulbs lack "tunic", the papery covering that is common to other hardy bulbs, they can dry out quickly in storage.One important thing about lilies, they need well-drained soil. Dig to a depth of at least 12 inches. Remember to remove rocks and add organic matter, such as leaf mold or peat moss to improve both the soil's structure and drainage. A little bone meal scratched in at the bottom of the planting hole will help your bulbs to prosper. Wait to add other fertilizer until the bulbs send up green leaves and then sprinkle a complete organic fertilizer around the plant.
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Lilies come in all kinds of color.
Lilies do well in full or half sun.
Lilies need well drained soil.
Lilies vary in height. These range from just a few inches high to over six feet.
Bright yellow.
Low to medium height lilies provide a ring of color around a water feature.
Great color options with lilies
Multi color lily.
Clusters of lilies will bloom most of the summer.

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  • Linda
    on May 18, 2018

    How do I get rid of a beetle type bug on my lilies?

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