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

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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