Liliums 2016

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Fermi
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Liliums 2016

Orient-Trumpet Lilium hybrid 'Mr Cas'

O-T. Lilium 'Mr Cas'

O-T Lilium 'Silk Road' has been a lot better in previous years but any flowers at all are bonus this year

O-T. Lilium 'Silk Road'O-T. Lilium 'Silk Road'

O-T 'Table Dance'

O-T. Lilium 'Table Dance'O-T. Lilium 'Table Dance'

cheers

fermi

RickR
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Hypogeal growth of Lilium dauricum alpinum seed.

 

Epigeal growth of Lilium formosanum pricei

 

Lilium papilliferum

            

Rick Rodich    zone 4a.    Annual precipitation ~24 inches near Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Cockcroft
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The first lily beetles have been spotted here.  They would love to munch those seedlings!

Claire Cockcroft Bellevue, Washington Zone 7-8

Lori S.
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Do you mean they've just shown up in your area, Claire... or that you'd just seen the first of the year?  Hateful things.  I killed a couple back in March even - they emerge on the surface of the soil on warm days - though they're out in full force now that the lilies and fritillarias are up and growing.

Lori Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Zone 3 -30 C to +30 C (rarely!); elevation ~1130m; annual precipitation ~40 cm

Mark McD
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During my lunch hour, went out and squashed about a dozen of these beasties on my Fritillaria crassifolia ssp. kurdica.

Mark McDonough Massachusetts, USA, near the New Hampshire border USDA Zone 5 antennaria at aol.com  

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