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Lily Love : How to Grow Lilies

Lilies=True lilies belong to the genus Lilium and grow from plump, scaly bulbs. They are magnificent flowers that command attention wherever they are planted. Lily flowers are valued for their very showy, often fragrant flowers. The 6 plain or strikingly marked tepals ("petals") are often trumpet-shaped, sitting atop tall, erect stems.

Lilies=True lilies belong to the genus Lilium and grow from plump, scaly bulbs. They are magnificent flowers that command attention wherever they are planted. Lily flowers are valued for their very showy, often fragrant flowers. The 6 plain or strikingly marked tepals ("petals") are often trumpet-shaped, sitting atop tall, erect stems.

This gorgeous Asiatic Lily is the easiest lily to grow! More summer bulbs: https://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/bulbs/summer-bulbs/?socsrc=bhgpin072313asiaticlily=14

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This gorgeous Asiatic Lily is the easiest lily to grow! More summer bulbs: https://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/bulbs/summer-bulbs/?socsrc=bhgpin072313asiaticlily=14

With their huge, exotic and heavily perfumed blossoms Oriental and Asiatic lilies are one of the most popular flower choices for both northern and southern climes. They are easy to grow, very hardy, don’t need stakes for support and will live happily in various kinds of soil, provided that the soil is well drained. These lilies grow best when they get at least 6-8 hours of sunlight a day, though one species, called Martagon hybrids, blooms well in shadier environments. They prefer temperate…

With their huge, exotic and heavily perfumed blossoms Oriental and Asiatic lilies are one of the most popular flower choices for both northern and southern climes. They are easy to grow, very hardy, don’t need stakes for support and will live happily in various kinds of soil, provided that the soil is well drained. These lilies grow best when they get at least 6-8 hours of sunlight a day, though one species, called Martagon hybrids, blooms well in shadier environments. They prefer temperate…