Iris Plants


Anonymous added on November 18, 2014 | Answered

I have a white iris that is blooming now, in Nov. It did not bloom in the spring, which is when I planted it. Is this a common thing?

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Answered on November 19, 2014

Unusually warm weather can cause many plants to bloom out of season. Because it is blooming this late, I would recommend mulching the plants. Because they are blooming now, they may not go into dormancy well enough before the cold weather to withstand the cold. Mulching will give them a little extra time to reach full dormancy.

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