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...in part shadePhoto by Wendy Bridgewater showing Oriental Lilies planted in afternoon shade between lawn and wood.

If your lily bulbs are not planted in an open garden, they need to be located where they can receive either six hours of full sun or bright indirect light for most of the day. If plants lean more than you wish, gently loop a soft material around the stem and tie to a three foot stake or use one of the convenient, "invisible" supports offered in garden stores for peonies.


Wild Lilies
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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