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spider lily ????

Posted by jannaz (My Page) on
Mon, Jul 30, 12 at 16:23

Hi, all. I posted this on the lily forum, but I'll ask over here as well, since that forum seems less active than here, and I'll bet someone here can help.

I am a total rookie/ignoramus when it comes to flowers of any sort.

Several years ago I brought home a beautiful white potted lilie which I believe is a spider lilie or Peruvian daffodil. I was told it would bloom once, maybe twice, and never bloom again. So when the first bloom withered, I transplanted it outside and basicly ignored it. Its home is close to the garden hose faucet, where it gets water on an irregular basis. After about 3 years of neglect, it bloomed again. Then about three years after that, which is now, it bloomed again--5 blossoms.

Now, those blossoms appear to be producing babies! Bulbs, I guess, rather than seed pods. My question is, what should I do with the babies to possbly get new plants?

Thanks in advance for any suggestions


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RE: spider lily ????

Lilies grow from bulbs you can divide the bulbs split off the ones the new babies are growing from.

I also posted recently about a method to start new lilies from the leaves, search for that post here.
If you want a definite id post a picture over on the name that plant forum they are awesome.

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