Name: Daisy I Reno, Nv (Zone 6b) Not all who wander are lost
Welcome to ATP!
Yes to everything Betty said. Iris rhizomes are incredibly hardy. Plant so the 'bulbs' are just under the surface of the soil; the top should be less than an inch under ground. I know that sounds weird but that's the way they like it.
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and proclaiming...."WOW What a Ride!!" -Mark Frost
President: Orchid Society of Northern Nevada