When do you plant iris bulbs?

Answer 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 »

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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 to Plant Iris Bulbs in the Fall?

Irises are beautiful early blooming, perennial flowers that bloom on tall, sturdy stalks. Irises come in many cultivars, but the two main types are bulb and rhizome. Both types are also available i... Read More »

How deep does one plant iris bulbs?

Plant iris bulbs at 5 inches deep, 4 to 6 inches apart in the fall. Iris plants grow to 1.5 feet tall, favoring full sun and well-drained soil. The iris flowers for two to three weeks in late sprin... Read More »

How do I transplant iris bulbs?

PreparationDig the soil in a sunny site with good drainage. Add 2 to 4 inches of compost or manure and mix into the soil to the depth of 12 inches. Dividing and transplanting iris bulbs is done in ... Read More »