Spring is a great time to propagate a number of herbaceous perennials from basal cuttings. You can take them from perennials that make multiple stems from the…
They prefer climates with cool wet winters and long dry summers. They should be planted in full sun with well-drained, moderately fertile, slightly acidic sandy soil. They need plenty of water in the growing season. You can propagate from seeds in the autumn, and cuttings or division in early spring.
By seed for species when fresh in autumn, and forms by basal cuttings from non-flowering side-shoots in spring or early summer. You can also propagate by seed, when fresh in autumn.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Prone to fungal rot, leaf spot, slugs and mildew