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How to divide rhizomes

By: Garden Gate staff
Safely and successfully divide your rhizomes in a few simple steps.

Help your plants perform their best when you divide them! If you’ve noticed your plants, such as the bearded iris (Iris hybrids) here, aren’t blooming like they used to, they may need to be divided. Regular division every 3 or 4 years keeps your plants blooming well. The best time to divide rhizomes is usually sometime in the summer when they are partially dormant.

Click ahead to find out how to divide rhizomes and make sure you have the most flowers and healthiest plants every season!

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