I see you corrected my misspelling. Thanks.
> Like Francesca, I have seen daylilies do this
Yeah, I've had this on daylilies and other plants, but never before
on an iris. On those I've just snapped them off and planted them.
They grew roots and made a new plant.
> There are 4 possibilities I can
> see for you to try:
> 1.) Wait and see if one of those swellings at the bottom of the
> puts out roots and looks like it is forming a rhizome and then cut
> plant it.
A couple already are shaped like a rhizome, but not roots.
> 2.) Some plants can be reproduced by dusting a sideshoot with a
> stimulant powder and then wrapping damp sphagnum moss or damp peat
> that and then wrapping in a light plastic and tying or rubber-
> plastic and waiting until it forms roots.
I'm familiar with this. What about rot? Seems like it might set
them up for it.
> 3.) Dampening the joint there, then making a cut and dusting it
> rooting hormone powder and planting it.
I guess this would be similar to any cutting. I have some rooting
powder somewhere around here - if I can find it.
> 4.) Take one of those narrower "rubbery" plastic pots and, using
> cut a slit from the rim down to the bottom and then cut the bottom
> pot out. You then have a "collar" which you can set around the
stalk and can
> then fill the pot with damp potting soil up over the joint and see
> thing roots.
This sounds the easiest, but again rot would be the worry, wouldn't
> Other than that,
It occurred to me that I might pry out the main rhizome with roots
and then plant it laying on it's side so I could scoop soil over the
joint of the proliferations and hope they grow roots. Later I could
separate them from the stem if they didn't do it naturally.
It's a strange bit of business. At least half a dozen plants that
had the bloom stalks frozen before they emerged from the fan are
doing this. Weather related somehow, I'm sure. I blame everything
on the variable weather :). The frozen stalks were definitely caused
by the weather.
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