Asiatic Lilies

miakaMay 28, 2009

When the growing season is over am I suppose to cut the stems down to ground level for the winter? I live in Nevada and this is my first time for growing lilies. Thanks, Denise

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Let the foliage die naturally. As long as it is green, it feeds the bulb for the next season blooming. If it is already yellow/brown, you can cut it as close to the ground as you want. I prefer to leave a piece of stem about 3-4" long to remember where the bulbs were planted.

    Bookmark   May 28, 2009 at 12:36PM
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My Red border Asiatic Lilies has all turned brown and look horrible. I don't know what to do with them. I planted thirty bulbs last fall and they all came up and got a few to have red lilies on them. Now they look awful. I am lost with these lilies. Help please!!!

    Bookmark   June 11, 2009 at 8:56PM
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billums_ms_7b(Delta MS 8A)

It sounds like they have gotten too much water, ladytexan. That's been my favorite way to kill lilies. :oP

    Bookmark   June 18, 2009 at 10:52AM
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