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Apr 7, 2018 11:26 PM CST
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Name: Angie
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Firstly , I would like to say I am a complete newbie. I'm still trying to figure out how often to water these .... anyway the other day while I was watering my new lilies I noticed tiny stem like growths at the base of the stems . Started googling and can't find anything like it . Now the tiny stems are making leaves . Are these going to be new lilies ? Or is something strange going on ?
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Apr 8, 2018 12:41 AM CST
Name: Joshua
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These are new stem bulblets (below the soil) and bulbils (above the soil). They are basically baby lilies that will be the same as the parent.

In your first photo it looks like you have bulbils on the left and possibly a stem bulblet on the right (with the leaves). For the ones in your second photo, you can see the bulbils have roots. When the main stem start to die back, carefully remove the bulbils from the stem and plant them separately. It will probably take a year or two, but you should get flowers from them as well.
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Apr 8, 2018 8:42 AM CST
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Name: Angie
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Awesome! Thank you so very much !!😁
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