Irises forum: Iris' to plant

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Name: Kim
iowa (Zone 5a)
Birds Cat Lover
Aug 28, 2013 10:16 AM CST
I have several iris' that I ordered and have. I want so much to plant them but this whole week but we have been having high 90's with a heat index over 100 degrees. But I know the sooner they get planted the more of a chance they have to get established before it freezes and we get our usual iowa winters. I guess what I am wondering plant now in the brutal heat and dry conditions or wait till it cools? Kim Confused
Name: Polly Kinsman
Hannibal, NY (Zone 6a)

Charter ATP Member Region: United States of America I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Irises Lilies
Seller of Garden Stuff
Aug 28, 2013 10:23 AM CST
Do you have few enough you can pot them (many to a pot) and put someplace cool, like a garage. 100 is just a tad high.
Name: Greg Hodgkinson
Hanover PA (Zone 6b)
Charter ATP Member Irises I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Pennsylvania Region: Japan Garden Photography
Aug 28, 2013 7:24 PM CST
Or, can you shade the bed they are going to?

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