Lily beetles are beautiful insects, but they’re capable of stripping lilies, fritillaries and giant lilies (Cardiocrinum) back to a few meagre stems. Watch this short Quick Tips video, with entomologist Richard ‘Bugman’ Jones, for advice on how to deal with lily beetles.
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