Too soon to go into the water?

daisyincrete Z10? 905feet/275 metresFebruary 26, 2013

Hello. I am in need of some help.
I only have a tiny pond, and last autumn I took out the baskets with Iris ensata and Lythrum salicaria in, as they need drier conditions in winter.
The Iris are starting to regrow now.
Is it too soon to put them back?
Thanks. Daisy

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Dee67

you should be o.k.. your in a fairly warm climate.I don't see why not.

    Bookmark   February 26, 2013 at 9:28PM
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daisyincrete Z10? 905feet/275 metres

Thanks Dee, I have put them back in now.

Here is one of my Iris ensatas last year.

Daisy

    Bookmark   February 28, 2013 at 12:47AM
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joraines(7 Upstate SC)

So beautiful! I am in Zone 7 and left my things in the pond all winter. They are still green and even one iris that did not seem to grow at all last year has started shooting up. It's still very cold here but things are looking good so far.

    Bookmark   February 28, 2013 at 9:09AM
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Dee67

How pretty! So jealous of your weather. it's cold here too...I hate it. I have 2 houses & both have ponds. The iris are in the stream.When I shut down for the winter I just let them there in their pots.They sprout right back every year...........Tough little buggers.

    Bookmark   March 1, 2013 at 12:27PM
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