Rosie Lerner, Extension Consumer Horticulturist, Department
of Horticulture, Purdue University
The white blooms of the Easter lily are contrasted by the bright
yellow pollen borne by structures called anthers inside the flower.
To prevent staining of the petals and to help prolong flower life,
remove the anthers with a tweezers or your fingertips as soon as
the flower opens.
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Easter lily with anthers
Easter lily with no anthers