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Lily

Description

From Asiatic hybrids flowering in June, to Oriental hybrids in August, to species in between and beyond, there is a lily for every garden. Many species are native to North America. Most are easy to grow as long as they have fairly rich soil and good drainage. Often, they'll even spread.

Zones

4 to 8

Soil and Light

Rich, well-drained soil; full sun.

Planting

Plant bulbs or established plants in spring in all zones. Plant bulbs in fall and in Zones 7 and 8; you can also plant established plants in fall.

Special Helps

Taller types need staking.

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