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lillies what to do when flowers are finished


By Towbar

United States Us

when lillies have finished flowering what should i do with them



when my lilies die off, i let them get to the stage that the stems are like dried sticks then you just snap them off and there ready for next year

12 Jul, 2009


I also snap off the ovaries, to make sure the plant puts more energy into the bulb for next year and not waste it on seed production.

12 Jul, 2009


Probably a daft question Trees but where are the ovaries?

12 Jul, 2009


Its what is left behind after the petals drop. Just snap them off.

12 Jul, 2009


Not an answer but a question now. I received lilies for Mom's Day. They are just "sticks" now so will snap off. They are in a pot, can they stay in the pot and will they grow next year or do they need new soil, or to be put outside? If it matters I live in Fl, USA. Thanks! Pat

14 Jul, 2009

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