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Tiger Lilies on balcony in Cuenca 1991


By Balcony

Tiger Lilies on balcony in Cuenca 1991 (lilium (Tiger Lily))

Tiger Lilies flowering on our kitchen balcony in Cuenca, Spain

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Lovely flowers, I would have more of them if it wasn't that they seem to attract the lily beetle.

2 Feb, 2013


I never had problems with that pest while I had them on my balconies. A year or two after this one was taken we moved to another flat with a much, much bigger space out of doors & even there I had no problems.
Not grown them in the UK but I have a number of seedlings on the allotment that germinated last year. So this will be their 2nd year.

3 Feb, 2013


I hope you don't get them at all! They wreck the plants if you don't catch them first!

3 Feb, 2013


I've heard that as well & I certainly will keep a look out for my seedlings on the allotment. Thanks.

4 Feb, 2013


some of my lilies survived this year after all the flowers being eaten the previous year!

5 Feb, 2013


Wish you both luck with your Lilies in the future.
I have some seedlings down on the allotment but I don't expect to see flowers on them till next year, their 3rd. I haven't grown any since returning to the UK nearly 12 years ago.
These I grew several years in Cuenca & on a balcony that easily reached 40C in summer! That was waaayyy back in 1990-1!

5 Feb, 2013


oh no, i wonder whats going on under the soil in my garden then ~ maybe they have eaten more than i realised :-(

6 Feb, 2013


so those that managed to flower last year ~ i have to hope have escaped?

6 Feb, 2013


thank you

6 Feb, 2013

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