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when to plant lily seed?

Posted by tina_2 zone8 tx (My Page) on
Wed, Feb 24, 10 at 16:12

Hi - I have some blackberry lily seeds, the type
that make the orange speckled flowers. Can anyone
tell me, when I should plant them? Any info.
is greatly appreciated.
Thank you. tina_2


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RE: when to plant lily seed?

Blackberry lily is really NOT a lily - it is an iris relative (actually going through a name change discussion to Iris domestica).

Sow the seed " deep in warm soil (indoors in pots 6-8 weeks before planting outside or in the garden after the danger of frost has passed). Keep the seedbed evenly moist and germination should occur in 1-2 weeks. Seedlings are easily transplanted. This species can also be propagated by division in spring or early autumn and will self-seed in the garden.


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RE: when to plant lily seed?

Hi Gardengal48 - Thank you, so much for that info.
- tina_2


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