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Plant next to pond

Not sure if the buds have flowered. Do I need to chop back when winter arrives? It doesn’t look very healthy…


  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 54,837
    One of the flag irises, or possibly a different iris - sibirica or similar. Many look pretty identical at this stage of the year, and can be in the shallows/marginals of the pond, or in the wetter soil round about it. 
    Those are just the seedheads, so you can snip those off. Most of them flower in summer.  :)
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
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