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Tiger Lily roots damaging?

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Jun 01, 2013, 08:53 AM
Tiger Lily roots damaging?
I bought about 12 Tiger Lily bulbs from an online nursery, and am not sure about where to place them. I want them to cover the PVC sewage pipe that's visible in my front yard. Should I be worried about the roots doing damage to the outdoor plumbing? Do I need to worry about how far I plant the bulbs from the PVC pipe? I am guessing the roots wouldn't be strong enough (like tree roots) to lift or move it, but I just need to be sure. If anyone knows or has any suggestions about planting them, I would GREATLY appreciate it.
Jun 01, 2013, 03:20 PM
All the ones I've dug up in the past didn't have that extensive a root system. Don't think I would worry too much about underground plumbing.

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Jun 01, 2013, 04:15 PM
I agree. Smile

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Jun 02, 2013, 10:39 AM
Tiger, tiger, growing right
by the roadside day and night
here today, gone tomorrow.
orangy bright, no more sorrow

This hemerocallis can be seen on highways and byways and many placed into gardens come from the wild.
Since they can be moved, even while in flower, they are one of the easiest to transplant since they have such a shallow root system.
Hardly able to damage anything.
Jun 04, 2013, 10:38 PM
Thank you, all three of you, for your advice. I am much more relaxed now about it.