Lily care - Women's magazine

Lily care

At the mention of lilies, many have an association with grace and royal blood. This flower has always been a symbol of innocence and purity. In France, the lily personifies royal power and its connection with the church. According to legend, while losing the battle, the French king Chlodvig offered a prayer to the Christian God. In response, an angel came down from heaven, and in his hands was a bouquet of lilies. The heavenly messenger told the king that he would win the battle if he made it a symbol. The king won the battle as well Lily remained a royal flower. This blue blood plant needs thorough care and care.

Lily care during shoot

The choice of method of care for lilies depends on the type of flower, the age of the bulb and growing conditions. Covering lilies in winter is not necessary. These flowers are pretty frost-resistant.But if you covered them, then it is better to take cover at the very beginning of the vein. Do not wait for germination right under the shelter, because at the exit you get too pampered plants. They often die in the sun, so you will not wait for flowering. In addition, with the accumulation of spring moisture lilies begin to grow very quickly, and create a dense and durable root system. So that, than before a flower garden with lilies warms up in the spring sun, all the better for flowers.

If you still did not have time to remove the shelter, and the lilies have already germinated, do not remove all the covering material at once. It is necessary to leave some leaves or straw to protect the shoots from burning out and to improve the future flowering. To increase the aeration of the soil, even before the emergence of the first shoots, the soil must be gently burst using a light rake. This should be done in the early stages, so as not to damage the shoots. Lilies germinate unevenly. As a rule, sprouts of large bulbs appear first, then of small ones. Therefore, it is not recommended to loosen the beds until all the plants grow, because this can damage the flowers, and then they can no longer recover.

When lilies germinate, they should be watered with warm water if possible, and also feed them with humus diluted in water. After the emergence of all plants, soil the soil with a hoe-trident. Rakes do not fit, because the loosening should be deep and neat. And do not forget about the weeds, they must be pulled out.

To provide the lily with additional roots and speed up reproduction, it is necessary to pile up Next, to care for the plant you do not have to make great efforts. Water, weed and loosen. Together with loosening and spud. And when weeding, pay special attention to the convolvula, because it can grow around the plant, and then it will be very difficult for you to unravel all these intricacies. It is necessary to water flowers only under a root, trying not to wet leaves.

Care for blooming lilies

If your flowers grow in an open, sunny place, they usually have a fleshy, resistant stem and are almost not damaged by the wind. If the lilies in the shade are drawn out, the stem becomes thinner, and therefore more vulnerable. Such plants need tie up. Push the peg away from the flower so as not to damage the bulb. Then tie a flower to it with a rope.

If the lilies bloom in dry weather, then before flowering they must be watered. Otherwise, from lack of moisture your flowers may be small and irregularly shaped.

After flowering dry lily heads need to cut, so that the plant does not expend power and energy on the seeds.

Admire the lily bloom better, of course, from the site, and not cut flowers. After the beginning of its flowering, your task is to enjoy this wonderful creation of nature. You can take a picture of a flower, so that later, looking through the photos, again and again enjoy this splendor of royal luxury.

Especially for Marie Matveyuk

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