What a mess!

jessewo(5 PA)July 30, 2008

I have lilies exactly like the one pictured at the top of the forum, & while in the garden I was clumsy & brushed against them. Now my formerly white T-shirt is stained orange from the pollen! This is not the first time I've done this & I seem to remember that the stain is almost impossible to remove. Any suggestions? (I sure hope I'm not the only person to have done this! :)

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hostaholic2 z 4, MN

Let it dry, then you can often just brush it off with a soft brush. Pressing scotch tape onto the pollen will also often lift it off (again let it dry first). If those attempts don't get it all out, try laying it in the sun for a few hours.

    Bookmark   July 30, 2008 at 10:44PM
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opheliathornvt zone 5

This time of year, I've almost always got a shirt or shorts lying out in the sun to get rid of lily pollen. Takes a while, but it works.

    Bookmark   July 31, 2008 at 9:31AM
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linnea56(z5 IL)

We should start a fashion for wearing orange shirts in the garden.

    Bookmark   August 5, 2008 at 4:31PM
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