Period Of Cold For Newly Planted Iris - Knowledgebase Question

Gaithersburg, MD
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Question by mlbovill
October 19, 2000
I planted 2 different varieties of bearded Iris in my yard this Spring. They never came up. Do they require a period of cold before growing?

Answer from NGA
October 19, 2000
Bearded iris rhizomes planted in the spring should certainly grow foliage and may bloom the same season. Unfortunately, it sounds like yours died.

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