"Just a warning to check your lily plants - I did so today, and found them OK. However, when I looked at a fuchsia a couple of feet away, it had a bright red lily beetle on. (Very similar to ladybird in colour, but a longer body). The sun had clearly woken it."
"Best way to get rid? A small bowl of water with a drop of washing up liquid in - and I flicked it off into the bowl with a cocktail stick. If it misses, you will struggle to find it as rather cleverly they lie on their backs and blend in with the soil."