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Q.Cutting Back Dayilillies

Zone 22042 | Anonymous added on June 24, 2024 | Answered

Once I removed all spent blooms on a stem, should I cut back the stem? What about cutting back the stems on irises? Thank you.

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Answered on June 26, 2024

Yes, once the blooms fade, you can cut off the stems on daylilies and irises. Leave the foliage, though, to let it nourish the rhizomes.



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