Posted: 11/03/2015 at 19:30
right.....only planted last year so I wouldnt try to divide them now. Do nothing to them now...just let them flower and then shear them hard. foliage turns yellowish at first but then quickly greens up with growth.
yes, you can divide aubretia. However, only with reasonable size clumps. I use a trowel or spade to cut a piece off digging down to get a good lump of soil with it. Small aubretia hasn't enough fibrous roots to cut this way and will probably die.
Not sure about pegging down aubretia stems either. I use this system, pegging down, for many plants including osteospermums but not for aubretia.
so, for me, a little patience is called for. Allow aubretia to clump up naturally and then take pieces from it