Iris Basics: Unwanted Guests

Iris Basics: Unwanted Guests

Irises do occasionally draw pests and diseases.  Here are links to a few articles that might help you;

The American Iris Society website has an excellent article offering basic information on iris pests and diseases.  Use this as a starting point.  The photos are excellent.

A powerful new weapon against iris borer has emerged: a tiny nematode that can be sprayed on a garden. Find information and sources in this article.

For information on the iris borer life cycle and several other treatment methods, including spring burning of the iris leaves, visit this link.

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