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Lily Flowers

Common names: lily, Asiatic lily, Oriental lily

Description: Trumpet-shaped flowers grow to a 6-inch diameter. Stems grow to 3 feet long, carrying four to eight blossoms. Sparse foliage is dark green. Because blooms open at various times, most lilies live one to two weeks. Colors include white, yellow, pink, red and orange; many have a deeper color (freckles) on the inner petal.

Special care: To prevent pollen from staining petals or clothing, remove stamens.

Attention Cat Lovers: According to the ASPCA, lilies are considered to be highly toxic to cats. While the poisonous component has not yet been identified, it is clear that with even ingestions of very small amounts of the plant, severe kidney damage could result. The Society of American Florists recommends keeping lilies out of the reach of cats. It is important to note that lilies do not pose a problem for other pets or humans.

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+10 #10 Aboutflowers.com 2012-10-24 09:11
The vase life of a lily is 4-11 days.
-6 #9 Guest 2012-10-24 08:48
What is the vase life for the lily?
+4 #8 Aboutflowers.com 2012-04-17 13:23
Shearye -- Great question! The Easter Lily is a perennial bulb and if planted correctly will come back year after year. Plant about 6 inches deep in a sunny location using good potting soil or compost as an soil additive. It will not bloom at Easter, but around mid June in zone 5. Its blooming time depends on where you are located. While blooming, add some fertilizer to encourage re-flowering the next year. Winter watering is encouraged in very dry climates.
+6 #7 shearye davis 2012-04-15 12:37
Does the Easter Lily come back ever year? We have 3 in the front yard that look so good. Just wondering if we have to re-plant them each year.
+22 #6 Sam Biggs 2011-11-13 23:24
I love Lily flowers and I buy them every week as a little treat for myself.
+9 #5 naomi 2011-10-18 18:40
How many days will it take to grow a lily flower?
+13 #4 AboutFlowers.com 2011-03-17 08:17
Hi Monique! Yes, lilies are available in December. Talk to your florist.
-15 #3 Monique 2011-03-17 01:16
can I find lily's in december...???
-11 #2 Aboutflowers.com 2011-02-24 09:48
According to the National Animal Poison Control Center, certain types of lilies can cause renal failure in cats that have ingested any part of the lily. The Society of American Florists recommends keeping lilies out of the reach of cats. It is important to note that lilies do not pose a problem for other pets or humans.
-8 #1 michele Cortina 2011-02-23 19:44
comment on the Lily flower : is the flower dangerous for cats or also the green leaves ???

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