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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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 »

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 do I divide an iris for planting?

Divide irises every two to four years in late summer, about four to six weeks after they flower. Cut the leaves back to 1/3 their length. Dig up the clump of irises with a spading fork and hose dow... Read More »

How to Keep Iris Bulbs Indoors?

Keeping iris bulbs indoors is sometimes a necessity, depending on the winter conditions where you live. Some iris bulbs are not frost tolerant and require a little extra care during winter. Prepari... Read More »