bulbils

David Pilling david@davidpilling.com
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 07:00:30 PDT
Hi Jane,

On 12/08/2018 14:51, Jane Sargent wrote:
> My tiger lilies are making stem bulbils. There is a layer of mulch 
> around the lilies, so just letting them fall off probably means they 
> don't do anything further.

But not always, here they self grow.

> I suppose I could plant them somewhere else 
> in the garden. How long does it take to get a flower from a stem bulbil? 

Two, three years.

> Do I have to wait for them to fall off naturally, or can they be picked?

They can be picked, sometimes you will see they have roots growing in 
the air, good time to pick them off and plant.

> Can tiger lilies be crossed with other lilies?

https://pacificbulbsociety.org/pbswiki/index.php/…

(this wiki page answers other questions).

> What other lilies make stem bulbils?

Many of the asiatic hybrids, Lilium sargentiae, many more... (search 
"lilium bulbils" on the wiki)



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