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My Iris plants flowered ages ago & some in isolation survived the wet rot fungus. Is it too late to cut the leaves down without damaging the plants?
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What kind of Iris, Bram. If Bearded Iris, I would not cut the leaves down until they turn yellow.

4 Sep, 2015

 

Bearded,
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& a small one.....not seen it for a while oops

4 Sep, 2015

 

I never cut the foliage down and in the spring I remove them only if they are really too tatty.

5 Sep, 2015

 

The dead leaves don't decay fast enough here, Sbg, and eventually bury the bulbs too deep. Maybe not as much of a problem in moister climates.

5 Sep, 2015

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