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Q.Outdoor Easter Lily Turning Yellow; Looks Trampled. What’s Wrong?

Zone Lake Charles LA | Anonymous added on June 19, 2024 | Answered

This Lily has been yard in Louisiana and blooming yearly. It is very hot now. Lily is turning yellow. Looks trampled. Think neighbor’s dog has urinated on it. It looks nothing like it looked two weeks ago.

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Answered on June 20, 2024

It very well may have been trampled or urinated on, like you say. However, dog urine is not as damaging as people think. Lily foliage does die back and turn yellow, but usually not till later in the season.

Root and stem rots are common in lilies. If you've had a lot of rain and the soil does not drain well, it can be a problem. Pests such as aphids and scale can wreak havoc on your lilies. Here is more:




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