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Asiatic Lilies

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Question: 276-5201
Last year my Asiatic lilies bloomed prolifically. This year they were pink. What caused this change? Shirley, Old Saybrook, CT

Mort's Answer:
The torrential rains that occurred this spring and summer probably deleted most of the minerals that give the soil its acidity. Colors are definitely affected by mineral elements in the soil, as is the taste of fruits and vegetables. New England soil is iron rich and the balance will return next year. You could add some 5-10-10 granular fertilizer with trace elements to lower the PH.

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