Question From: M. Dampier - SOUTH CAROLINA
Q: I'm in South Carolina about 2 hours from Myrtle Beach. My Mother always cut the foliage back on the iris in a upside down "v". can they be cut now, they are in the shade and moist. beautiful Japanese iris.
Remove. the entire scape (flower stem) when the blooms fade. The leaves are cut back when they begin to yellow. Best And Happy Yardening, Nancy.