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Zone dekalb county ga | Anonymous added on October 22, 2018 | Answered

I transplanted this lily several years ago. While it produces leaves, it has never bloomed. What might be the cause, and what can I do about it?

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Answered on October 23, 2018

I would guess that since you are right on the line of where they will survive, that this has a lot to do with it. I would try mulching them in the colder months with anything such as hay, leaves, or actual mulch.

Next, if this does not solve the issue, I would look at soil pH. This can be corrected with dolomitic lime. It is good to put this in the soil at least once a year, anyways.

Here is an article for more information on their care: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/crinum-lily/crinum-lilies.htm

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