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Seed Germination: Asiatic Lily Seeds

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MechelleT
Middleton, TN
(Zone 7a)

May 30, 2009
1:49 PM

Post #6617484

Hi, I have these seeds that fell from a 4 ft tall Asiatic Lily that had been hiding within some Cannas and trees and wondered what I needed to do to grow them? I don't know the variety as it hasn't flowered yet, but I have never seen one so tall! Thanks!

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JonnaSudenius

(Zone 6b)

May 30, 2009
9:14 PM

Post #6618856

I winter sowed these. Left them in shade. 5 out of 15 germinated 1 week ago. It will take several years before they bloom.
echoes
South of Winnipeg, MB
(Zone 3a)

September 26, 2009
7:00 PM

Post #7106848

Mechelle, those aren't lily seeds. If they fell from the lily,(can't see that well from your photo) they are bulbils. Plant them just below the surface, close to your lily or in a protected area and you will have more lilies to bloom in a couple of years.

They also look like they could be canna seeds? http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_SYW7bwNW30c/R8xGTLXYF8I/AAAAAAAAAbs/YC-BhB5ADPE/s400/canna_seeds.jpg
antsinmypants
Marietta, MS
(Zone 7b)

October 9, 2009
6:12 AM

Post #7150326

Yep. They look just like my tiger lily bulbils :)

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