Dividing plants - Knowledgebase Question

Bloomington, Mi
Question by gerryp617
August 29, 2010
Bloomington, MN - I want to share plants from my garden: asiatic lilies, peonies, tulips, astilbe. Is September a good time to do this?


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Answer from NGA
August 29, 2010

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Astilbe can be dug and divided now, and tulips can be dug and replanted but you might want to wait on the lilies and peonies until the first frost kills back the foliage before digging and dividing them. If you dig them now they may be reluctant to bloom for you next year.

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