Orient-Trumpet Lilium hybrid '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 'Table Dance'
Hypogeal growth of Lilium dauricum alpinum seed.
Epigeal growth of Lilium formosanum pricei
Rick Rodich zone 4a. Annual precipitation ~24 inches
near Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
The first lily beetles have been spotted here. They would love to munch those seedlings!
Bellevue, Washington Zone 7-8
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.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Zone 3
-30 C to +30 C (rarely!); elevation ~1130m; annual precipitation ~40 cm
During my lunch hour, went out and squashed about a dozen of these beasties on my Fritillaria crassifolia ssp. kurdica.
Massachusetts, USA, near the New Hampshire border USDA Zone 5
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