When can you divide iris bulbs?

Answer On One Hand: Irises can be Divided AnytimeIrises are a very sturdy plant that can withstand a lot. If you are relocating, or desperately need to divide the irises for some reason, do so. If you can... Read More »

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When do you plant iris bulbs?

On One Hand: Wait Until Late SummerHorticulturists Ronald C. Smith and Dale Herman of the North Dakota State University Extension report that the hot days of late summer, after the iris has bloomed... Read More »

When to plant iris bulbs in Missouri?

Iris should be planted in Missouri in the late summer or fall, according to the University of Missouri Extension. This gives the plants time to become established before new growth begins.Reference... Read More »

How do I divide bearded iris?

Dig RhizomesIn mid to late summer, dig out the iris rhizomes, preserving as many roots as possible. Break off any rhizomes that don't have shoots or that appear diseased or dead. Allow the breaks ... Read More »

How to Divide Dwarf Iris?

The dwarf iris is a fragrant flower characterized by 3 downward hanging petals (sepals or falls) and 3 upright petals (flags or banners). The dwarf iris is a plant that likes sunny locations with w... Read More »