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Q.What Causes Asiatic Lily Color Change?

Zone Frisco, TX | friscoTXnewbie added on May 13, 2023 | Answered

Planted Asiatic lilies 2 yrs ago with some yellow day lilies. The Asiatic lilies bloomed bright orange and deep pink blooms for the last 2 yrs, but this time it is now blooming all yellow. What causes change in color?

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Answered on May 15, 2023

There are two things that usually happen. One is that either of the plants' parents had a yellow flower and it is reverting. Another thought is that seeds from your open pollinated lilies are germinating, resulting in yellow flowering varieties.

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