Siberian Iris at Home Depot
I was hoping to plant some Siberian iris in my garden this year, and was surprised to see that they had siberian iris rhizomes in bags at Home Depot yesterday!
The ground in my area is still covered by a ton of snow, but I saw them and wondered how soon I could plant them once the ground thaws. Is it likely they'll bloom this year? Would I be able to buy them in a couple weeks and plant the rhizomes in a pot indoors and then transfer them to the garden once things warm up, or would it be better to just wait until it was warmer outside.
Everything I can find on irises says they're meant to be planted in the fall, so should I not even bother with these? They seem to be a great deal- 7 for $10.
If I did buy them, would it be a good idea to purchase them now since they're new to the store and store them in a paper bag instead of the plastic they're packaged in? Is there a better way to store them?