The “Scoop” on Fertilizing Iris For the Love of Iris

Jul 26, 2012 · Our general rule of thumb on the subject of fertilizing Iris is as follows: one month before bloom season, while the tulips are blooming, apply a low-nitrogen, well-balanced fertilizer, such as Schreiner’s 6-10-10 Controlled Release Iris Food. Keep the fertilizer several inches away from the rhizomes. In late September, fertilize again. That sums it up……

Growing Bearded Iris Rainbow Iris Farms

SOIL CONDITIONS - Bearded iris need a balanced, well-drained soil but are very adaptable to a variety of soil types. Raised beds can help with drainage and are a MUST for areas with high rainfall. Iris, like most perennials, prefer neutral to slightly acidic soil (pH of 6.8 - 7.0 is ideal).…

Fertilizing Iris For the Love of Iris

Mar 14, 2019 · After you have applied the fertilizer, water gently to encourage the nutrients to reach the roots. The Iris food that we sell is not intended to be diluted and then applied, however. Our general rule of thumb on the subject of fertilizing Iris is worth repeating:…

Irises:Fertilizing Bearded Iris - Dave's Garden

Mar 06, 2011 · Tell me about your regiment for fertilizing the various classes of bearded iris. I realize that because our seasons differ that dates will also. Different soil types will also make a difference in what do you do such as alkaline or acid soil. Here the common wisdom is to use something like 5 10 5. How often? A web site from California says 10 ...…