Iris - Knowledgebase Question

Grand Marsh, Wi
Question by bryansig
March 23, 2009
This spring the tops of all my iris appear to be dark and black after the snow melted some are even moldy. Should I cut these tips back to the ground and will they sprout again when the weather warn

Answer from NGA
March 23, 2009


Definitely prune off all the winter damage. I cut the leaves down to about 3" from the soil level each fall and they grow new foliage every spring.

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