I have a lot of Latris: do I need to dig it out or cut if down. Thank you. Pat

Asked November 3, 2015, 1:57 PM EST

I have a lot of Latris: do I need to dig it out or cut if down. Thank you. Pat

St. Louis County Minnesota perennials

1 Response

Hi Pat,
Yes, you should cut the whole plant down now. This is not the time to divide the plant.

If you want to have more of these wonderful plants you should wait until early spring - just when the plant is beginning to sprout. Dig the whole plant out, and carefully divide the root ball into at least two segments (depending upon how large the root ball is - maybe you can get more that two). Simply replant all of the old and new plants in a suitable location.