Tall Bearded Iris - Rules of thumb

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Rules of Thumb for Tall Bearded Iris:

  • Minimum of 6 hours of sunshine per day.
  • Good drainage
  • Plant 7-12in apart.
  • Divide every 3 to 4 years
  • Fertilize late summer with a LOW nitrogen fertilizer, 14-14-14 (or something similar)
  • Fertilize in the spring with a high phosphorous fertilizer, 0-48-0 (triple super phosphate for root development)
  • Don’t overwater.
  • Don’t plant too deep
  • Remove dead brown foliage and bloom-stalks when last flower folds.

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Rules of Thumb for Tall Bearded Iris: Minimum of 6 hours of sunshine per day. Good drainage Plant 7-12in apart. Divide every 3 to 4 years Fertilize late summer with a LOW nitrogen... read more »
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Tall Bearded Iris - Rules of thumb

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Rules of Thumb for Tall Bearded Iris:

  • Minimum of 6 hours of sunshine per day.
  • Good drainage
  • Plant 7-12in apart.
  • Divide every 3 to 4 years
  • Fertilize late summer with a LOW nitrogen fertilizer, 14-14-14 (or something similar)
  • Fertilize in the spring with a high phosphorous fertilizer, 0-48-0 (triple super phosphate for root development)
  • Don’t overwater.
  • Don’t plant too deep
  • Remove dead brown foliage and bloom-stalks when last flower folds.

 Iris4u Catalog

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