Iris Plants
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transplanting overcrowded Iris

Anonymous added on November 9, 2014 | Answered

Today I have dug up a bed of overcrowded Iris. Can I transplant the rhizomes this fall? If so, how deep should I plant them?

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Nikki
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Answered on November 10, 2014

This is really dependent on where you live. In a warmer climate, those with mild winters, then yes you could go ahead and transplant them. However, it's generally better to wait until spring in most areas, so winter storage is necessary in this case. For more information on transplanting and/or storing iris tubers, these article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/iris/dividing-transplanting-iris.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/iris/divide-bearded-irises.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/iris/storing-iris-rhizomes.htm

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