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Planted Lily bulbs

I planted some lily bulbs last spring. They bloomed, and now as the cold months rolled in, the stem is still standing slowly dying as it should. My question is: should I cut the stem, and how do I prepare my planted outdoor potted bulbs for winter?

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#1 Comment By Alisma On 11/17/2016 @ 1:11 pm

Yes, you can cut the stem. As for winter preparation, this depends on the type of lily and where you live. Some types of lilies are winter-hardy and don’t need protection in gardening zones 3 and above. Others can only survive the winter in relatively warm zones 7 and above; they will need to be brought indoors in colder zones. Check your gardening zone here:


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