Need help! Potted Mona Lisa Lilies losing leaves.

JennM84February 19, 2014

I'm new to Lilies. I've always loved how beautiful they are & their fragrance is a added plus. My birthday(Valentine's Day) I received2 lilies in a pot together. One plant had 4 blooms 3 of which that were already bloomed. The other plant has 4 blooms 2 are about to open. The 1st plant the leaves have started to fall off. Its green not brown so I'm puzzled why they have fallen off. There is only 4 leaves left. The 2 and plant has only had maybe 3 fall off. But 2 blooms that are about to open are turning brown at the bottom of the bloom. I'm clueless about lilies any help or advice would be great. Thank you!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Have you noticed any damage to the leaves? Have you looked for the red lily beetle. It is bright red and it's larvae looks like a bunch of turd like brown slime. They are hard to get rid of but Neem oil spray applied often keeps them in check.

The red lily bug is why I got rid of most of my oriental lilies. I did keep my stargazer lily because it was in an isolated spot. For the last 5 years I haven't seen a lily beetle and I hope they stay away. Here's some photos

red lily beetle damage

    Bookmark   March 14, 2014 at 5:50PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Sorry that link didn't work. If you google "photos of Red lily beetle damage" you should come up with the site

    Bookmark   March 14, 2014 at 5:53PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Best/Favorite Co. to get Lily Bulbs?
I would like to add some tall fragrant oriental, chinese...
new growth on oriental lily
I received an oriental lily for my anniversary in december....
Is there any hope??
I have lilies that grow wild on the side of my house....
Twin Cities Trade
Is this normal for my casablancas?
Good Morning, I planted casablancas last year in this...
Where to plant six foot lilies?
I didn't realize they would get this tall. Now, I...
Sponsored Products
Water Lily Zinc Garden Torch with Trellis Floor Stand - Weathered Zinc
Signature Hardware
Mistie Rug 8' x 10' - KHAKI
$2,999.00 | Horchow
Scalloped A-Frame Double-Sided Chalkboard
$69.99 | Dot & Bo
Honeycomb Cell Light-filtering Pure White Cellular Shades
Eliot Leather Single Arm Chaise - Brighton Black Black
Joybird Furniture
Humanscale | Element Vision LED Light
$339.00 | YLighting
Personalized Decorative Baroque Pet Feeder
$199.00 | FRONTGATE
Serena & Lily Gingham Sheet Set
Serena & Lily
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™