iris pest? something is eating the foliage!

jenniferlutherMay 12, 2011

Hi all. Some sort of bug/pest has been gnawing away at my iris. Can anyone tell me what would cause this sort of damage? It seems there is more damage today then even yesterday. I haven't seen any bugs or anything on them!

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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

looks like cutworm damage on my hosta.. though i have never seen it on my iris ...

is too early in z4 for much else ...

scratch around the soil within about 4 inches of the plant.. and you might find it curled up and sleeping the daylight hours away ... squish accordingly .... usually only one there ...

ken

Here is a link that might be useful: link

    Bookmark   May 12, 2011 at 12:19PM
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jenniferluther

thanks, ken. i will try that out tomorrow AM.

    Bookmark   May 12, 2011 at 8:41PM
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jenniferluther

I didn't find anything!

    Bookmark   May 14, 2011 at 7:38AM
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iris_gal(z9 CA)

I'm seeing grasshoppers damage here.

    Bookmark   May 14, 2011 at 4:28PM
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