Can Asian Lilies With Brown Leaves Be Cut Back In Early September

Question From: R. Peaslee - La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
Q: Asian lilies all the leaves are brown, with just couple green leaves on the top which are turning yellow now.In Wisconsin we have not had a frost yet. Would it be OK to cut them back now;being Sept 1st tomorrow?

A: Yes you can cut them back now. Best And Happy Yardening, Nancy