Digging up and replanting daffodils, lilies and iris

Zone Lakeland, TN 38002 | Conniekharris@icloud.com added on April 20, 2018 | Answered

We are downsizing, leaving my garden I have built and worked in for 25 years! It is end of April in Memphis, TN. Can I dig up my GrandMothers and Mother's Iris, daffodils and lilies NOW and relocate to my son's homes till we find our "next really forever home????

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Answered on April 22, 2018

The best time to transplant is during dormancy. Each of these will go dormant at a different time. You can still attempt to transplant now, but they might not flower for a year or two. Most will survive other than this.

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