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How Do I Divide Dietes Irioides?

Sue calvo added on February 22, 2013 | Answered

I planted Dietes in 2004 and they have multiplied and are almost choking the garden! I am wondering how to divide them up?

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    AnnsGreeneHaus
    Answered on February 23, 2013

    Propagate fortnight lilies by dividing the rhizomatous clumps after the plants have flowered. You need to either use a knife or saw, just make sure it's sharp.
    The new divisions may take several weeks to get established, so be patient and pamper them for a while.
    They also can be grown from seed, and under ideal growing conditions, may even seed themselves.
    The following link leads to an article full of information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/iris/dividing-transplanting-iris.htm If you enter iris into the search window, links to other articles will appear.

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