Top Questions About Dierama Plants

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Questions About Dierama Plants

Asked by
Kay on
March 8, 2012

Q. should I divide Dierama (Angel’s fishing rod) and when

My Dierama is 3 years old. Can I divide it?

Answered by
Nikki on
March 9, 2012
Certified Expert

You shouldn't have to divide this plant for at least five years unless it's already become overcrowded or flowering is reduced. If that is the case, clumps can be divided in spring.

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Asked by
joanandchester on
October 16, 2017

Q. dividing Dierama pulcherrimum

Best season to divide? Does the foliage need to be cut back before digging? How many corms should one replant in order to have a strong stand ?

Answered by
BushDoctor on
October 17, 2017
Certified Expert

It is less about the season that you can divide, and more about letting them multiply until their flowers start to slow. This will happen after about 5 years. Here is an article that will explain better:

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