Iris - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by pdkilo
September 3, 2009
I've heard Sept. is best fore dividing Iris rhizomes, but HOW do I tell which part of the rhizome is the part that will BLOOM next year? Last years blooms will not bloom again, right?


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Answer from NGA
September 3, 2009

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When you dig the iris rhizomes you will notice that the new growth is at the ends but that the center in non-productive. Simply break the rhizome ends off and replant them, discarding the old centers. The replanted ends will grow and flower for you next year.

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