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#79291 Jun 29th, 2007 at 09:06 PM
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Hello All;

Just wanted to know if anyone ever planted this type lilly.
if so what are the pro's and con's,or your experence growing
this plant. The ones I thinking about are in the Breck's
fall bulb catalog.

Thanks
Donnie


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swampfox #79294 Jun 29th, 2007 at 09:14 PM
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They look good. A short version of lily in some nice colors.
The blooms will only last a couple weeks or so and then you have the dying stems to deal with. Like most bulbs they need to be left until they are fairly brown. They are feeding the bulb for next year's blooms. Not a bad choice you just need to keep this all in mind.


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Tina #79461 Jun 30th, 2007 at 06:08 AM
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I try to plant my lilies among other plants that will help hide the bare foiliage after they bloom, or I plant them in pots so I can move the pot to my greenhouse after blooming. (You could also simply move the pots to a location out of the way.)


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alankhart #79640 Jun 30th, 2007 at 08:58 AM
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Hello. We planted these, and they are blooming now. They are very colorful and look great, if fact we will probably buy some more. They came from Brecks. Don't always like their products but these lilies are nice.


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Thanks again for all the help. I have one more question,
what if I dead headed would that force the plant to
rebloom? has anyone tried this on lilies

Just a idea

Donnie


Sometimes I wake up grouchy,other days I just let her sleep,while I'am outside in the garden she is
counting sheep. (%$#@%*#&@) sorry honey,I didn't
say that...honey put down that hoe... :(

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