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Protect crowns in first winter after planting. Long, thong-like roots make plants difficult to eradicate if wrongly placed. Keep watered in dry periods.
By seed or division in early autumn or spring. Take root cuttings in the winter.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Powdery mildew may be a problem and also snails and caterpillars may damage new growth.