iris care for winter

mommy115(9)October 15, 2012

I live in a small town next to San Jose California. We rarely get down to 32 but it can happen, no snow, and at night usually down to high 30s or low 40s. I don't know what I should do to prepare my irises for the winter. Do I cut them down? I currently have the leaves cut about half way down so they are about 7 or 8 inches tall. ty for your help! :)

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)

You can leave the leaves. Heh heh. They do not have to be cut down at all in your climate.

    Bookmark   October 15, 2012 at 6:30PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Moving iris
I have a large bed of Iris that I inherited. I have...
Iris douglasiana
I'm looking for sources for this iris that will ship....
Is this Immortality?
I already posted a question about this Iris (see 'Iris...
Dutch Iris
Can Dutch Iris be planted in the Spring ? or are they...
WANTED: Want any iris , daffodils tulips or lilies
If you are dividing your iris beds and have extra irises...
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™