Aphids or what

Asked September 24, 2017, 6:55 PM EDT

Asiatic and oriental lilies covered with white bugs/eggcases? Is it aphids or ? How best to eliminate. Do they overwinter and what to do about that. Thanks

Montgomery County Maryland aphids insect or spider id

3 Responses

Yes, these are aphids. They overwinter by eggs laid in plant material. Cut back and discard the leaves and stems that have an active infestation. There is more information about aphids -- and what to do about them -- on the following webpage. https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/aphids-trees-and-shrubs

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Thanks for your help