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Name: Polly Kinsman
Hannibal, NY (Zone 6a)

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PollyK
Jan 30, 2010 10:08 PM CST

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Welcome to the lily forum on Cubit. We're so happy to have a new forum to post on, and I hope to see many of the old gang here, along with hopefully some new people.

So come on in, it's going to be fun!




Great news for me, and I think all of us. Magnolialover has agreed to co admin this cubit!
Name: Sharon
Calvert City, KY (Zone 7a)
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Sharon
Jan 30, 2010 10:18 PM CST
Good news!!! You know how I love lilies, too.
Thanks, Polly!
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NgAm
Jan 31, 2010 3:04 PM CST
Hi and I am glad you started lily forum. Don't tell those lily beetles. Smiling
Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
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ge1836
Jan 31, 2010 3:43 PM CST
Hi Glad to be here.I am buying lilies like they are going out of style.
I mostly like Asiatics right now because they fit so nicely in the DL garden.
I also have some Longiflorums but not many.
This is an area where I am adding other plants to the lilies I planted 2 years ago and last fall.

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Name: Polly Kinsman
Hannibal, NY (Zone 6a)

Charter ATP Member Region: United States of America I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Irises Lilies
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PollyK
Jan 31, 2010 7:37 PM CST

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Hi Sharon, Patti and Jo. We're going to have a great forum here, I can tell already.

Name: Stormy
Valley Forge Pa
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stormyla
Feb 3, 2010 2:38 PM CST
Another Lily lover checking in here. Thanks for starting this cubit!
Name: Polly Kinsman
Hannibal, NY (Zone 6a)

Charter ATP Member Region: United States of America I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Irises Lilies
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PollyK
Feb 3, 2010 4:18 PM CST

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Thank you Mary, 'Bout time you checked in my fellow lily lover.

If anyone joins this cubit, please post in the introduce yourself area. When we first started we weren't really sure what we were doing, so I think I'm going to make the welcome to lilies a 'sticky' and give some instructions in there.
Name: Kathy
Southcentral PA.
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kathysflowerpatch
Feb 3, 2010 6:45 PM CST
Hi guess I am a newbie. I love all lilies, have Asiatics, orientals ( oh the smell ..so good), tigers, Longiforms , Orient-pets ........is that right ? If you are into lilies you will know what I mean.

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Name: Stormy
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stormyla
Feb 3, 2010 11:09 PM CST
Hi Kathy, It looks like you might be my neighbor!!
Name: Cherie (Cece) Coogan
Southeastern WI zone 5a (Zone 5a)
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cececoogan
Feb 16, 2010 7:52 AM CST
I love lilies too, I have Asiatics, orientals, trumpets, and orienpets tree lilies. Hope to meet more new friends here. Hi Sharran, Hi Stormy. Hi Jo Ann...............

Lilies are tucked into almost every bed here......

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Name: Polly Kinsman
Hannibal, NY (Zone 6a)

Charter ATP Member Region: United States of America I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Irises Lilies
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PollyK
Feb 16, 2010 9:10 AM CST

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Hi Kathy, welcome! A newbie, you're in trouble here, you'll be an oldbie for sure with these ladies working on you. I've had lilies for many years, but some of them are new to me, and I'm trying to figure out where to put all of the ones I got pictures of in the OT thread.

Hi Cherie, welcome. It seems a great bunch here, so I think you'll make lots of new friends, plus hopefully see your old ones here. Sharon, Mary (Stormy), and Jo Ann are all active here. Tracey and I are the cubit managers, and we both love new pictures, so let's see lots of your beds. In fact, theres a thread for that. So if you have more pics........
Name: Cherie (Cece) Coogan
Southeastern WI zone 5a (Zone 5a)
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cececoogan
Feb 16, 2010 9:51 AM CST
Tree lily, can't remember the name of any of them and all my tags went blank on me. So much for water proof marker paints

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Name: Cherie (Cece) Coogan
Southeastern WI zone 5a (Zone 5a)
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cececoogan
Feb 16, 2010 9:52 AM CST
another

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Name: Cherie (Cece) Coogan
Southeastern WI zone 5a (Zone 5a)
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cececoogan
Feb 16, 2010 9:54 AM CST
another. Two more and I'll stop Smiling

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Name: Polly Kinsman
Hannibal, NY (Zone 6a)

Charter ATP Member Region: United States of America I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Irises Lilies
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PollyK
Feb 16, 2010 9:54 AM CST

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Cherie, did you buy those advertised as tree lilies? They are lovely. I remember when the catalogues started selling tree lilies. I think most of them are OT, are they not?
Name: Cherie (Cece) Coogan
Southeastern WI zone 5a (Zone 5a)
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cececoogan
Feb 16, 2010 9:56 AM CST
one mire yet. These are all orienpets; last year was their 2nd season and got to be 5 to 51/2 feet tall

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Name: Polly Kinsman
Hannibal, NY (Zone 6a)

Charter ATP Member Region: United States of America I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Irises Lilies
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PollyK
Feb 16, 2010 9:59 AM CST

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Don't stop on my acccount. There is a thread for OTs, feel free to come post pics there, too.
Name: Cherie (Cece) Coogan
Southeastern WI zone 5a (Zone 5a)
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cececoogan
Feb 16, 2010 10:01 AM CST
Last one I promise Smiling The fragrance on these on summer evening were great! Anyone walking down the sidewalk in the early evening always commented on the fragrance.

Can you tell I Lovey dubby my lilies.

I have more [ics of Asiatics, orientals, trumpets; will save them for another time. I'm ordering more this year of Asiatics and LA Hybrids.

On order are Asiatics Blackout, Endless love and LA Hybirds Marquee and Rodela,

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Name: Polly Kinsman
Hannibal, NY (Zone 6a)

Charter ATP Member Region: United States of America I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Irises Lilies
Seller of Garden Stuff
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PollyK
Feb 16, 2010 10:03 AM CST

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I'm ordering OTs mainly. Some of all the categories, except species, so far. OTs just seem to so well here.
Name: Tracey
Wisconsin (Zone 5a)
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magnolialover
Feb 16, 2010 10:47 AM CST

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Yes indeed the so advertised "lily trees" marketed by Breck's bulbs are OT lilums (cross hybrid between trumpet and oriental). They for the most part are very strong stemmed lilies, many reaching heights, when mature, of 6 feet or more.

Please do not lean your bike against them, like Brecks shows in one of their pictures. You may lose your "trees" that way. Rolling on the floor laughing

They are beautiful hardy lilies, but "trees", they are not.
Tracey

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