How long after digging up iris do I have to get them back in the ground without damage to the plant?
Care for Iris
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Unless you plan on storing your iris rhizomes, you should replant them right away. Here is an article or two that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/iris/dividing-transplanting-iris.htm