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General Questions & Answers (FAQs)
"Colder, with more rain than usual…" What a summer! Normally the Pacific Northwest has a prolonged spring, but this year it seemed more like a prolonged winter. Does this sound like your garden? [Originally written in 2008, but still seemingly valid for the Seattle area in 2011.] Click rain for dealing with too much moisture in your lily garden. More lily tips and tricks: Transplanting is easy, best done in the fall and simple fall cleanup will help reduce work next summer. How much mulch should I use on my lilies and what about winter care of potted lilies? Click Planting new bulbs and things to avoid in colder climates for useful information now.
Wild Lily bulbs making up the genus Lilium belong to the family Liliaceae comprising of approximately 200 genera made up of approximately 2,000 lily species. There are in the neighborhood of 110 to 120 Lilium species depending on whose classification you reference. For the full article, click Knowledge Base