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iris pest? something is eating the foliage!

Posted by jenniferluther 4 (My Page) on
Thu, May 12, 11 at 11:07

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!
something's been eating my iris

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RE: iris pest? something is eating the foliage!

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 ...


Here is a link that might be useful: link

RE: iris pest? something is eating the foliage!

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

RE: iris pest? something is eating the foliage!

I didn't find anything!

RE: iris pest? something is eating the foliage!

I'm seeing grasshoppers damage here.

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