Lily Plants
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lilies

Zone 28304 zone 8 | sbhaynes@nc.rr.com added on April 22, 2016 | Answered

"Sprouts" or "shoots" are coming up around my mature lilies. Should I leave them alone or what?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on April 24, 2016

You Lilies have began to spread and these are new shoots from the bulbs.
Yes, leave them to enlarge and enhance your garden.
In the fall you can lift and divide the bulbs if you choose too.
Here are some articles to help you.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/lily/planting-asiatic-lilies.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/lily/dividing-lily-plants.htm

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