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Help with thuggish peruvian lily problem

I have bought a new house and my flowerbeds have been taken over by peruvian lily. They have really pretty flowers but they are growing in the lawn even they are that aggressive.

I had enough and dug them up last weekend- guess what they are back already!

Does anyone have advice or experience of getting rid of them? When I dug them out the roots spread very wide laterally under the soil and it seems almost impossible to get rid of them

Please help!

Thanks

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  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,384

    It's down to keep digging or weedkilling David. Some garden plants are as invasive as the worst weeds

  • Wolfy50Wolfy50 Posts: 4

    Thank for the heads up Dave...........I have purchased one of these lately in a 4 inch pot.I was wondering whether to plant it in the garden or a large pot.I think you have just made my mind up for meimage 

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