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Lilium - Seeds from mixed Oriental lilies...Mixed Oriental Lily Seeds

Common Names: Lily
Height: 36" to 50"
Flower color: Unknown
Bloom time: Late Summer
Light: Full sun or part shade
Zone: 4-8
Water: Average
Soil: Average to Rich, well drained.
Maintenance: It is best to remove the top portion of the flowering stalk when finished blooming so that seed is not formed taking away from bulb nourishment. However, at least 2/3 of the stem should be left to nourish the bulb. Stems can be cut down once browned.
Other info: Bulbs will probably take 2-4 years from seed to flower.

LILIUM, mixed Oriental seeds
** Oriental Lilies **

Seed harvest from Oriental Lily 'Starfighter', 'Dizzy', and 'Arena'.
Germination:   Can be a long process, so may be classified Difficult.You will need to calculate months to approximate germination so that once a leaf shoot appears, you will want to plant outdoors to garden location.

Use a quart size or gallon size ziplock baggie.   Fill baggie 1/3 to 1/2 full of good soilless seed starting mix that you have pre-moistened.   Bury seeds in the potting mix and zip up baggie almost all the way but leave a slight opening for some air flow.   Place the baggie in a location at 70°F for 60-90 days.   Then move baggie to the refrigerator for 60-90 days.   Remove baggie from refrigerator back to warm 70°F location where germination should begin in 30-60 days.
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