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Q.I Live In A Low Frost Area Of Uk Can I Cover And Leave My Lilly Plants In The Ground In Winter

Zone Northamptonshire England | Anonymous added on July 12, 2021 | Answered

yes I have no room to store my bulbs so I would like to leave my lilly bulbs in the ground and cover them with a frost blanket would that be ok

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Answered on July 28, 2021

It depends on the type of lily that you have. It may not get gold enough for long enough to satisfy the chill hour requirement that many lilies have. Your zone is equivalent to our USDA zone 9, so you will need to make sure that your lily does not have a chill requirement, as it will not likely get cold enough in your area.

This collection of articles will give you information on many kinds of lilies:


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