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This plant has no fragrance
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Paintbrush Lily Overview
The paintbrush lily is a popular garden plant grown in the ground or in containers. It is a bulbous plant, dormant in winter and does not like to be disturbed once planted.
Common problems with Paintbrush Lily
Amaryllis lily borer can cause severe damage to the whole plant, slugs and snails can damage the foliage extensively.
How to harvest Paintbrush Lily
Generally not harvested
How to propagate Paintbrush Lily
Sow seed when ripe, they must be fresh, it will take 4-5 years before flowering.
Separate offsets in spring.
Special features of Paintbrush Lily
Plant in composted, well drained potting mix in a shady position
Birds feed on the berries
Other uses of Paintbrush Lily
Grown for its flowers.