Question: How do I divide my daylilies? Will those swollen things on their roots make new plants?

Answer: When your daylily clumps become full and crowded (usually after 3 to 5 years), you can dig the entire clump. Once it’s on top of the ground, use your fingers to pry the individual plants (or “fans”) apart. Sometimes you’ll have to snap them into two or more pieces. As for the swollen portions of the roots, those are merely for storage of water and nutrients. They will not reproduce the plants.

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