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When to Separate Iris Bulbs

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When to Separate Iris Bulbs

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The best time to separate iris bulbs is late summer or the beginning of fall, after flowering. This should be done at least every 3 to 5 years.

Keywords: Separate iris bulbs, Divide iris bulbs, Dividing rhizomes, Digging up bulbs, Storing bulbs

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Diane Dilov-Schultheis has been writing professionally since 2000. She is a food and travel writer who also specializes in gaming, satellites, RV repair, gardening, finances and electronics. She is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists and has been published online at the Travel Channel and Intel.

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