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Q.Winterizing Bulbs In Zone 9-can They Be Kept In Pots

Zone Palermo zone 9 | Anonymous added on December 15, 2023 | Answered

I have several species of Iris and hot poker plant and jade and cactus If these are in pots with soil can they sustain the 35 degree nights we have.

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Answered on December 17, 2023

The iris and red hot poker will do fine outside in containers. However, I have found the iris will rot if too much moisture collects in the container.

Jade, and probably the cacti, will need to move indoors for the winter. Some succulents, like hens and chicks, can withstand 35 degree nights.



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