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Easter lily, tulips

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Question: 1124-2014
Can I plant my Easter lily and tulips outdoors now? Roy, Norwich, CT

Mort's Answer:
After they have finished blooming, you can save both potted plants. Cut the lily down to half and it will bloom in late summer like it would naturally. Tulips are bred for size and often do not survive winters. You can sun-dry the plant and remove the hair roots and stems. Store them for the summer in a brown paper bag in a cool dry place. You will need to do this every year. It might be wise to do this with the lily, as well, in the fall. The lily may survive if it is planted at eight inches depth and has well drained soil.

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