Meredith79's blog: Idea for Next Year

Posted on Aug 11, 2017 10:04 AM

The Candy Lilies are blooming.

As I looked at this bed I was thinking about how similar the Candy Lilies are to Bearded Iris. Well just the foliage mostly. So I got to thinking maybe it would work well to plant some Candy Lilies in amongst the Iris so that there is some color there this time of year.
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The Pink ones have just started. If I do it, it will probably be these. Not only do I like the color but this particular plant seems more resistant to leaf spot than the others.
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These started blooming sooner and are taller, although I don't like the color as much, it is still pretty.
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I don't really think this garden needs the Candy Lily color right now. I feel like with all the color going on it is messy looking. The only thing is that when the DLs are done the Candy Lilies will still be blooming. So I think I should monitor this garden a little longer before deciding for sure what to do.

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