Perennials: dividing

Dividing perennials regularly will ensure healthy, vigorous plants that will continue to perform year after year. It also offers the opportunity to multiply your plants.

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Dividing stachys. Credit: RHS/Tim Sandall.

Quick facts

Suitable for: All clump-forming herbaceous perennials, including ornamental grasses
Timing: Autumn or spring; some in summer
Difficulty: Easy

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