Newly Registered
Posts: 1
Joined: Fri Oct 30, 2009 1:20 pm
Location: Eastern Washington State

iris question

:D Hi, I have two baskets full of iris plants that where removed from the ground three weeks ago but now have 1/4 inch of snow so how do I store them for next years planting ?
Thank you

User avatar
Mod Emeritus
Posts: 7648
Joined: Tue Jun 24, 2008 5:04 am
Location: Oregon

I would pot them up in a good potting mix, and store the containers in a cool place where they''ll be protected from freezing. It might also work to store them in a cool place in a container of old sawdust or sand. You just need something to help protect the rhizomes from dehydration. :)

Welcome to the Helpful Gardener forum! :)
"Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?" - Douglas Adams

Return to “Perennials”