Horticulture/Pests and Diseases of Iris

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Note to Contributors:
The Pest and Disease list pages should always be included on the genus or genera page. These lists should eventually be replaced by a "troubleshooting" section. (This notice will not appear on printouts or on the including page.)

Use {{:Horticulture/Pests and Diseases of {{SUBPAGENAME}}}} to include the list below (place it just below "Pests and Diseases")

PestsEdit

Aphids

Scales

Whiteflies

Mealybugs

Bugs

Thrips

Maggots

Beetles

Weevils

Caterpillars

Mites

Slugs and Snails

Voles

DiseasesEdit

Bacterial Leaf Spots

  • Xanthomonas tardicrescens

Soft Rots

Leaf Spots

  • Alternaria iridicola
  • Ascochyta iridis
  • Didymellina macrospora
  • Mycosphaerella
  • Phyllosticta iridis

Blights

Rots

Rusts

  • Puccinia iridis
  • Puccinia sessilis

Mosaic

  • Iris Mosaic Virus

Ringspot

Nematodes

Other ProblemsEdit

Hollow centers -- Rhizomatous Irises dies out in the center if not divided every few years.

Last modified on 22 August 2009, at 22:15