How to divide perennials in autumn video

How to divide perennials in autumn

Autumn's the ideal time to divide many perennials, for growing over winter ready to plant in spring. Carol Klein shows you how with epimediums and lobelia.

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Get lots of new plants for free by dividing clumps of perennials in autumn. Carol Klein shows you how easy it is in this short video clip from Gardeners’ World. Using Epimedium x versicolor and Lobelia x speciosa as examples, she shows you two different ways to divide perennials, replanting the new sections into pots to grow on over winter and plant outside in spring. Watch now to find out more.
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