Planting Iris - Knowledgebase Question

BLOOMINGDALE, IL
Question by mikeceline
April 23, 2001
I have mulch about 2" deep where I want to plant my iris. How deep should they be planted because of the mulch? Thanks.


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Answer from NGA
April 23, 2001

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Iris rhizomes should be planted just beneath the soil surface. I'd remove the mulch material, plant the rhizomes so they're just barely covered with soil, then replace the mulch. Be sure to water them in well after planting.

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