Question about seeds

sweety13(z4ME)October 11, 2005

Does anyone know if Time Out Lily will come true to seed? Thanks steph

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pardalinum(z8 PNW)

Hybrid lilies do not produce seed that will "grow true" but you might get lilies that are very similar. Or they might look quite different depending on "who's the daddy". Another difference might manifest itself in the degree of "garden worthiness/hardiness. Seedlings might have lower bud count (this translates to shorter overall bloom period) or lower disease resistance. Hope this helps explain a little.

    Bookmark   October 22, 2005 at 12:24AM
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Mainiac(5b Maine)

There are two types of seeds in lilies. Asiatics and trumpets are easier to grow than Oreintals. That is why Orientals cost more. Because there is a better explanation at this site, I defer to the experts

Here is a link that might be useful: NALS seed culture

    Bookmark   November 4, 2005 at 5:22AM
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bekki

I have found seed pods on my Asiatic Lily and when I opened them I found brown flake like seeds, have planted lots of seeds but never Lilies and have no idea of what to do next.

    Bookmark   February 15, 2006 at 12:05PM
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