evergreen border possibly iris

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Dara Lansing asked 10 years ago

want to have thin border round septic tank. thinking of bearded iris. in states the leaves remain year round. can u recommend any evergreen iris or another plant if iris not evergreen. want to cover atank edge about 2 ft high.

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 4 years ago
Iris has flowers taller than 2 feet but not foliage in most kinds as it dies back to lower levels in winter.

But there is no problem planting any kind of shrubs near a septic tank, only the tank not the percolation area, which should not be planted over.