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Post  sanderson on 8/4/2013, 12:46 pm

I have an ancient, sentimental stock of purple Iris I would like to completely relocate.  Can I do it at this time of the year?

I've got an eye on their current location for a new 2 x 4 box. Thanks  Very Happy

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Post  camprn on 8/4/2013, 1:37 pm

@sanderson wrote:I have an ancient, sentimental stock of purple Iris I would like to completely relocate.  Can I do it at this time of the year?

I've got an eye on their current location for a new 2 x 4 box. Thanks  Very Happy
I think I posted about transplanting iris, oh, it's ages ago now. You could look for the thread. But yes, if the plant has bloomed this season and the foliage is starting to look spent, now is a good time to dig up and divide them.

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Post  sanderson on 8/4/2013, 2:50 pm

Camp, found it. Thanks

'which flowers bulbs/tubers grow well'

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Post  camprn on 8/4/2013, 2:59 pm

@sanderson wrote:Camp, found it.  Thanks

'which flowers bulbs/tubers grow well'
Would you please post a link to that thread, for the benefit of the rest of us?

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Post  sanderson on 8/4/2013, 8:04 pm

Here is the link to transplanting irises.  http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3056-which-flowers-bulbs-tubers-grow-well?highlight=bulbs+tubers

I know there is another way to show a link if someone can help me.  Thanks

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