The most typical reason an iris fails to bloom is lack of sunlight. Irises need at least six hours of direct sun per day. Other causes include over- or under-watering, borer infestations or overcrowding in the iris bed. More »

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Inadequate sunshine, insufficient watering and overcrowding can cause a bearded iris to lack flowers. In addition, being planted too deep or getting too much nitrogen will prevent flower growth. More »

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The planting time for iris bulbs varies with climate and variety. Most bulbs in U.S. Department of Agriculture zones eight through 10 should be planted when nightly temperatures are 40 to 50 degrees Fahrenheit or above. ... More »

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'Red Lion' amaryllis plants require well-drained soil, filtered sunlight and staking of the flower stalk. Water the plant when the top 1 to 2 inches of soil feels dry. Indirect, bright light from a west or south-facing w... More »

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Perennial plants that thrive in full sun include 'Perry’s Blue' Siberian iris, bee balm, 'Stella de Oro' daylily and 'Goldsturm' rudbeckia. 'Perry’s Blue' Siberian iris, Iris sibirica, provides sky blue and purple flower... More »

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The best time to transplant plants that bloom in the spring is in the fall, and the best time to transplant plants that bloom in the fall is in the spring. Ideally, plants should be transplanted when they start to become... More »

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They key to any all season flower garden is choosing plants that bloom at different points during the year. Because plants bloom differently in different regions, knowing how and when plants bloom in your region is essen... More »

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