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Re: Iris borer


Christopher Hollinshead wrote:
>
> The iris borer grows and matures as a larvae while it eats the rhizome, it
> then leaves the rhizome and pupates in the nearby soil where it hatches into
> an adult moth. This is a seldom seen nocturnal grey-black moth
> which then lays its eggs in late summer on garden debris or handy iris
> plants. The eggs overwinter and in the spring the cycle begins again...
>
Are there any controls effective against the moth?

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