Iris Plants
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Mothers Iris.

Zone 38402 | Anonymous added on December 5, 2018 | Answered

I asked earlier regarding mothers iriss When should I tell them to plant. Most family live in Tennessee....but one in Virginia. Would April be ok.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on December 5, 2018

Yes... That is typically a good time. When the ground can be worked, then they can be planted. They are actually Pretty cold hardy, depending on the cultivar, but they will do best if wintered indoors until you can plant them. After that, they will survive, completely, on their own. In fact, you will find that over a year or two, you might need to "thin the herd" a little. They will multiply!

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