Tips on Keeping Easter Lilys Alive After the Holidays

Yes, Easter is finally here and so are the blossoming flowers! But if you're like most of us, you may be wondering how you're going to keep those beautiful Easter blossoms alive after the holiday ends.

Charmaine Prewitt, owner of Blossoms and Bows, explains it's not as hard as you may think.

"So with the Easter Lilly, after the blossoms have all opened and then they have expired then you cut the steam area right about 2 inches from the top of the pot and you dry the bulb out," said Prewitt, "Then, you place it into the ground in the fall and you will have an Easter Lilly in late spring early summer."

Charmaine also said can have a green thumb, it just comes down to educating yourself on each individual plant and knowing what it needs to grow and thrive.

A few other helpful tips include:

1. Watering your potted Easter flower, only when the soil feels dry to the touch.
2. Removing the decorative foil paper from around the pot a few days after receiving the plant.
3. When planting always choose a sunny location in your garden.
4. Easter Lily's in particularity love humidity.
5. Try placing the potted plant in a cool room each night, to keep it looking healthy for longer.

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