Too late to dig divide replant?

vettin(z6b Northern VA)July 24, 2009

Wondering when is the latest that this can be done by in northern va pls?

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Nancy zone 6

I don't know what zone you are in, but in my zone 6 I can divide as late as November & they will live. Unlikely to bloom the following year though. Not what I would recommend waiting that late, we've had a hard frost by that time so I'm surprised they make it, but the majority do.

    Bookmark   July 28, 2009 at 3:32PM
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cookie44(z7a NVA)

Oh no!! I hope it is not too late. I am just back from vacation and was planning to divide mine (for the first time - I'm a new gardener) sometime in the next 2 weeks.

Am I really too late? I could wait until next year probably but really planned on dividing them this year.

    Bookmark   August 8, 2009 at 12:30PM
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denise_z7(OR)

approx. 6 weeks before hard freeze.

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    Bookmark   August 8, 2009 at 8:21PM
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ofionnachta(z6 WNJ)

You've got loads of time. The nurseries either just finished digging & shipping theirs or are still are doing it. In VA you have months before you get hard frost. Go ahead & divide them!

Give them a nice dose of bone meal scratched into the soil you set them in.

    Bookmark   August 9, 2009 at 5:09PM
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