Oriental Lilies
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Oriental Lilies Are Not Blooming

animal added on July 7, 2011 | Answered

My oriental lilies are not blooming. Why? It seemed to be ready to bloom and then started a slight droop.

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Heather
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Answered on July 11, 2011

They may have thrips. These attack the base of the flower and cause it to fall off eventually. Here is more information on them:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/controlling-thrips.htm

It may also be related to a lack of water or a root issue. Increase the water a bit and if it does not improve, try checking the roots as well.

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