when to cut? - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by barnes177
September 18, 2010
When is the best time to cut back iris and peony in the fall


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Answer from NGA
September 18, 2010
Wait until after the first frost turns the peony leaves black. When a plant experiences frosty temperatures it goes into dormancy for the winter. At that time you can safely remove the foliage from your peonies and your irises, too.

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