Re: Transplanting ?'s
Robert O Forsha wrote:
> 1. I live in zone 5 and would like to move some overgrown (common) iris
> to another location before summer. I realize that the best time to
> transplant is summer to early fall, but they are in the way. If I move
> them will they bloom this year and or survive ?
> Shelocta, PA zone 5 broke a record from 1930 today with a high of 74
If you must move your iris at this time, try to move the entire root
structure. Have a hole ready of about equal size in the new location.
Doing it this way, they should not "miss a beat".
On my way to the National Convention of the AIS which was held York in
1995 I stayed at a motel near you in Indiana (Pa).