Well bummer!

lindac(Iowa Z 5/4)June 16, 2006

I don't "do" lilies....they don't like my garden...but I seem to have found a spot that has allowed a tall yellow asiatic to survive for 3 years.

I was anxiously awaiting it's bloom and went out this afternoon and every bud had a neat hole in it....

What does that??

Linda C

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earthlydelights(6 pushing 7)

linda, there's a red-colored beetle that sometimes gets to them. do you see anything like that in your garden?

maryanne

    Bookmark   June 16, 2006 at 8:18PM
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lindac(Iowa Z 5/4)

Not seeing anything "buggy"... the only thing that seems evenly slightly chewed is the monarda.....and I figure.."Who cares?"...
But the lily...I CARE!!!
Linda C

    Bookmark   June 16, 2006 at 11:33PM
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botanybabe

June bugs are emerging right now and they like to nibble on lilies as well. OR it could be that a caterpillar or worm ate its way into, or out of, the lily. Either way, Sevin powder is a good treatment if you don't mind using a chemical. (It degrades swiftly.)

Lainey

    Bookmark   June 18, 2006 at 2:08AM
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