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lilly of the valleys

I,ve got some lovely lilly of the valleys and they are just starting to spurt up but i,d like to know when can i and when is the best time for me to split them and devide them? Any help and advice will be muchly appreciated. Thanx


  • sotongeoffsotongeoff Posts: 9,802

    After flowering and then keep them well watered in their new home.

  • HyppyBykerHyppyByker Posts: 146

    Agree with that - I did it last year and they've come up lovely this year

  • thanx sotongeoff i,ll bear that in mind and i,ll let you all know how i get on

  • BookertooBookertoo Posts: 1,306

    They will spread about all of their own accord, probably helped by birds and mice eating the seeds and so spreading them.  I have them coming up in places where I know certainly that I did not plant them.  They can become very invasive if happy.

  • donutsmrsdonutsmrs Posts: 475

    I've got lily of the valley and I just leave them to do their own thing. I agree that they can become invasive but I just try and remove them if they get too bad. I've had them for years and they have'nt been any trouble.

  • thanx all of you and i,ll just let nature do its thing and see what happens, aint that the beauty of it all.

  • pottyvalpottyval Posts: 1

    I agree that they are invasive and I can't mow the edge of my lawn !! but you can't beat that glorious perfume can you!!image

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