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Q.Overwintering container stargazer lillies

Zone Zone 2 | Anonymous added on August 7, 2020 | Answered

I live in Canada. Our winters can go to -30C for extended periods. How do I overwinter these lillies here?

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Answered on August 9, 2020

Since they are in a container, bring it inside a frost-free garage, shed or basement during the winter. Move it back out after the threat of frost has passed in the spring.

Do not bring inside a warm house as that will prevent flowering next summer.

Or, you can dig them up as if they were in the ground to overwinter. Here is how:


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