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Iris

Iris
Posted by Christy from Pa on 2001-04-03 13:35:33

I have iries that have lost their color. I had yellow and purple, now they are all white. Can you tell me how to get their color back?

Iris

  • IRIS
    Posted by Danielle H from TN zn7 on 2001-04-12 11:59:14

    Quoting Christy: ------------
    -I have iries that have lost their color. I had yellow and purple, now they are all white. Can you tell me how to get their color back?

    I don't know if there is any way you can get their color back or not. I have always been told to keep my irises separated from other colors/varieties because they can turn white. Were they planted next to each other?

    It's a long shot, but maybe if you separate them for next year, they will revert back to their original colors. If not...sounds like the old gardening tale is true!
  • Iris
    Posted by Karen H, from NY on 2001-04-10 21:17:49

    HI Christy

    My parents have iris that come up one year purple and the following year white, I know this sounds unusual, and not very helpful. But you may want to wait til next year and see if the color changes each year like my parent's iris. I am not sure if this is normal. Good luck

    Quoting Christy: ------------
    -I have iries that have lost their color. I had yellow and purple, now they are all white. Can you tell me how to get their color back?
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