The Q&A Archives: Iris

Question: My Iris have been in the ground for two years, have healthy leaves but never bloom. What do you think the problem is?

Answer: If the rhizomes you planted where small, they may need to mature a bit before they will produce. When planting, place the rhizome just below the soil surface and barely cover with soil. They should be in a sunny spot and receive regular watering so they'll form roots. You can fertilize as soon as leaves begin to show. Use a 5-10-5 formulation. If they don't bloom this year, dig them up and replant them, making sure they're not planted too deeply.

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