10 Tips on Dividing Perennial Plants Divide to make healthier plants--and more of them. When dividing perennials, timing and technique are important. Perennial plants are healthiest and most productive when they are young and have room to spread. How wonderful that we can rejuvenate even the oldest residents of a garden by occasionally dividing them.
Shade-Loving Perennial: 'Pretty In Pink' Fairy Wings Fairy wings is a magical flower for spring gardens. This new pink selection has leaves that in emerge in late March, followed by upright slender stalks upon which bloom large, hovering pink-spur flowers. It's a gorgeous sight: Ephemeral winglike pink blooms float above a clump of green-and-raspberry leaves. Growing Conditions: Light shade and well-drained soil Size: 18 inches tall, 3 feet wide Zones: 4-8 Grow It With: Hosta