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Love the blooms! (pics)

Posted by socks12345 Zone 9 (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 16, 13 at 18:17

I'm so enjoying the lilies now that they are just starting to bloom. I wanted to share some pictures. It's pretty hot here, so the blooms don't last long. They have a few hours morning sun, shade the rest of the day. Anyone else want to share pictures?

Flashpoint.

Possibly Stargazer or F photo StargazerorFlashpointnotsureJul2013.jpg

First year for Sunny Crown in my garden

 photo SunnyCrownJuly1620132.jpg

More Sunny Crown

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Here's First Crown

First Crown jul2013 photo FirstCrownlilyjun2013.jpg

This post was edited by socks12345 on Wed, Jul 17, 13 at 22:13


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RE: Love the blooms! (pics)

  • Posted by kprp 7a (My Page) on
    Thu, Jul 18, 13 at 23:30

thanks for sharing, they are so so so beautiful! Isn't Flashpoint a strong growing thing? For me it is! Within the FIRST YEAR it put out bulblets. Crazy. By the end of the second years I was dividing clumps.


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RE: Love the blooms! (pics)

I just got Flashpoint and planted it in May. It has grown so well with lots of blooms, but they aren't as deep in color as B&D shows in their catalog. More like Stargazer, which is fine.

I'm new to these lilies and am not sure how to handle bulblets. I had a few short spindly ones pop up (6" high). I guess those are the bulblets and I can leave them to return next year. (?)

It's also the first year for Sunny Crown. What a cheerful, pretty flower, and they are lasting pretty well.

Thanks for your reply. Enjoy your lilies.


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RE: Love the blooms! (pics)

Yes, leave the bulbets and they"ll come back bigger and should flower next year.


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