Care for lilies
After my lilies have bloomed, should I cut the foilage to the ground? I have mostly Star gazer lilies, so I usually leave the foilage until they begin to yellow. My daughters have started to share or buy day lilies for me over the past 2 years. They are about 3' tall and in sunny locations of my Zone 6 area. These are the ones I am not sure how to care for. Also, I was told that I could divide them right after blooming.
Submitted by BHGPhotoContest

You're doing the right thing on your Stargazer lilies--waiting until the leaves and stems have yellowed before cutting them out of the garden. To care for daylilies (Hemerocallis), fertilize in spring with a slow-release granular fertilizer. You may want to fertilize a second time in summer with a liquid fertilizer. Deadhead the flowers after blooming and remove the entire bloom stem at the base when it starts to yellow. You can remove dead leaves throughout the season or wait until it is completely knocked down by frost and then remove the dead foliage. Divide your daylilies in spring or fall.

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