[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: [APD] blooming lilies
Odd, my plant has several pads and has never flowered. What is your light
schedule? Maybe that has something to do with it.
On 9/27/06, Pete <peteal at sympatico_ca> wrote:
> >Does anybody know anything about getting a dwarf lily to flower? I've
> >of it happening, but my little plant has been flourishing for years and
> >never once produced a flower.
> Not sure if you have the same ones I have (there's so many different ones)
> but if you do, I find to get them to bloom you need to let them have 3-4
> surface leaves or pads.
> After they have some lily pads out, in about a month you'll have a flower
> coming up. After that as long as they have some pads going (all new leaves
> form pads if they have one already going) it flowers continuously. On a
> side note, I also have a DIY CO2 injection going and MH lighting, but other
> than that no special care. I don't find light being blocked by the pads to
> be much of a problem. As the pads are high, light gets under them better
> than big leaves that are low and really shade the area. Also nice if you
> have shrimps as they like standing? on the bottom of them upsidedown, looks
> funny ;)
> Lily before the pads (circled), no flowers will come
> Lily flowering with pads.
> Aquatic-Plants mailing list
> Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com
Aquatic-Plants mailing list
Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com