How to Grow Dutch Iris Blue Bulbs?

Answer The Dutch iris is a perennial flower that blooms on long, straight stalks. The flower comes in a number of colors, including shades of blue. Like most perennial flowers, the blue Dutch iris thrives... Read More »

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How do I care for Dutch iris bulbs?

PlantingSort through the Dutch iris bulbs in the winter or the spring. Discard any mushy, foul-smelling or rotted bulbs. Dig holes 4 inches deep, 6 inches apart. Place the bulb pointed side up and ... Read More »

What do I do with dutch iris bulbs this time of year?

Get them in the ground. They may not bloom this year but if you don't plant them, you will lose them for sure. Don't try to store them, they will dry up and die or mold and die. The best place is i... Read More »

How to Grow Iris Bulbs in a Container?

Irises (Iridaceae) are among the oldest known perennials and have been around for more than 4,000 years. In ancient Egypt the iris flower was their symbol of majesty and power. In Greek mythology, ... Read More »

How do I thin iris bulbs?

LiftThin or divide irises with rhizomes from late July through September. A rhizome is a long tuber-like structure that the iris grows from. Divide bulb-type irises in October. Divide irises every ... Read More »