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furbankJuly 12, 2014

Please share what you know about this root. Wondering where I should plant it :-/ Any advise is greatly appreciated. Thanking you in advance.

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mnwsgal 4 MN(4)

That is an iris rhizome.

Here is a link that might be useful: Iris

    Bookmark   July 12, 2014 at 3:47PM
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mxk3(Zone 6 SE MI)

Yes, iris

    Bookmark   July 13, 2014 at 1:42PM
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three4rd

Hi,

Iris is pretty tough. I have quite a few that even do well in a bed of dry soil. They root pretty close to the surface and so when they start multiplying they should be divided. With a big clump of iris, you'll often see these rhizomes right at the ground level. With any luck, you'll have flowers by next spring!

Keith

    Bookmark   July 13, 2014 at 4:33PM
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Kirstin Zone 5a NW Chicago

When you plant it, please put in the soil the other way round, so that the green side is up. ;)

    Bookmark   July 14, 2014 at 8:49PM
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