Moving lilies out of state

Barb1824May 4, 2011

I will be moving from Fairbanks, Alaska to southern Idaho the 1st week of August. I want to take my lilies with me. Should I dig them up now, before they sprout and some how store them or should I wait until August when they will be in bloom or just done blooming?

Help!

Thanks, Barb

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aquawise(zone 4 Utah)

Were it me I would wait until you are ready to move. I moved mine last fall after they had just finished blooming and they did very will. The experts might disagree but it worked great here in zone 4 for me.

    Bookmark   May 5, 2011 at 9:51AM
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gardengal48

Better to dig them now :-) Since lilies are so easily grown in containers, I'd pot them up. That way you will be able to enjoy any flowering and still have them easily transportable.

    Bookmark   May 5, 2011 at 9:54AM
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