Overwintering Lilies – Do Lily Bulbs Need To Be Overwintered

By Bonnie L. Grant There is a lily for everyone. Quite literally, as there are over 300 genera in the family. Potted lilies are common gift plants but most forms also do well in the garden. Do lily bulbs need to be overwintered? If you live where no freezing occurs, you can leave the bulbs in all year long. Gardeners in colder climates would do well to pull up the bulbs and save them indoors unless you treat the plants as annuals. But that would be a shame since storing lily bulbs is fast, easy and economical. Read on to learn how to store lilies and preserve these delightful flowers. How to Care for a Lily Plant Over Winter As a tender plant, it is a good idea to dig up and store your lily bulbs to ensure year after year beauty. Most lilies are hardy to United States Department

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