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Re: A question from a novice

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: A question from a novice
  • From: "william b. cook" <billc@atlantic.net>
  • Date: Mon, 18 May 1998 20:35:56 -0600 (MDT)

> Actually I've had irises in our garden for about 15 years, but know
> virtually nothing about their proper care except to divide them every
> once in a while.  Anyhow, my question...  After the blooms have passed
> and the stalks develop the pods, should I prune them?
> 
Mark,
     Unless you are interested in growing Irises from seed, the spent
bloomstalks should be cut at the base where it emerges from the rhizome.

Mark A. Cook
billc@atlantic.net
Dunnellon, Florida.  





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