when to plant lily seed?

tina_2February 24, 2010

Hi - I have some blackberry lily seeds, the type

that make the orange speckled flowers. Can anyone

tell me, when I should plant them? Any info.

is greatly appreciated.

Thank you. tina_2

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gardengal48

Blackberry lily is really NOT a lily - it is an iris relative (actually going through a name change discussion to Iris domestica).

Sow the seed ¼" deep in warm soil (indoors in pots 6-8 weeks before planting outside or in the garden after the danger of frost has passed). Keep the seedbed evenly moist and germination should occur in 1-2 weeks. Seedlings are easily transplanted. This species can also be propagated by division in spring or early autumn and will self-seed in the garden.

    Bookmark   February 25, 2010 at 9:41AM
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tina_2

Hi Gardengal48 - Thank you, so much for that info.
- tina_2

    Bookmark   February 25, 2010 at 3:51PM
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