The Q&A Archives: Extending Asiatic Lily Bloom Time

Question: Is there a way to extend the lifetime of Asiatic lily blooms? We have many buds that give beautiful red flowers but they only last one day before closing and shriveling.

Answer: I wish there were a way to extend the blooming period, but one day is about the limit. In fact, the plants are often called 'day lilies', because their blooms last only one day.

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