Oriental Lilies

Growing Orienpet Lilies in Zone 9


cmoran53 added on February 16, 2016 | Answered

Can they stay in the ground during the winter, and do they need cold to bloom? What to do?


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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on February 17, 2016

You on the outside edge of the growing zone of 4-8 for Orienpet Lililies.
Since they are a perennial they do need to stay in the ground year-round.
They do need a chill down of at least 8 weeks during dormancy.
There are some reports of some success in zone 9.

Look for bulb varieties that list zones 9. Purchase from a reputable source and review their guarantee.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/lily/growing-tree-lily-bulbs.htm

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