Iris Strips!

At this time of year, irises can tend to look a little jaded. The yellowing leaves curl and fall over the rhizomes.

Gently pull the yellowing leaves down towards the rhizome to clear away the debris.

Congested rhizomes can also be lifted at this time of year and divided.


Author: Mike the Gardener

Freelance gardening writer, consultant and designer. Mike Palmer is a passionate and professional plantsman, offering services in garden writing, consultancy and garden design. Mike is also available for garden and plant related talks and presentations. Mike has been a professional horticulturalist for over fifteen years.

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