William Morris Dahlia Collection

I love a William Morris wallpaper, and with these dahlias had one in my garden last year. More
3 tubers 229256-3 £11.95 Delivery late February
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6 tubers 229256-6 £21.95 Delivery late February
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Gift Set: 3 tubers, in a hessian sack 480236 £16.95 Delivery late February
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I love a William Morris wallpaper, and with these dahlias had one in my garden last year. They flowered July-November. Unbeatable.

This collection contains:

  • Dahlia 'Totally Tangerine'
  • Dahlia 'Labyrinth'
  • Dahlia 'Bacardi'
    • Our dahlias:

      • are first class, healthy tubers – the largest and best you can buy.
      • come with full planting, spacing and cultivating instructions for beginner gardeners
      • tubers should be potted up when they arrive and be kept in a light, frost-free place until the frosts are over and then be planted into the garden.

Genus Dahlia
Type Tender Perennial Tuber
Border Position Back, Middle
Soil Type Acid, Chalky, Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Spacing Plant 30cm (12in) deep, 75cm (30in) apart.
Care Tips Support with a stout stick, tie in every couple of weeks. In the south you can mulch deeply and overwinter them in the ground.
Flowering July - November
Vase Life Only pick dahlias in full flower. Recut the hollow stem ends under water to avoid airlocks.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice & Videos
How to overwinter dahlia tubers

Sarah discusses the best options for overwintering dahlias – lifting or mulching.

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Delivery

Bulb Delivery - When in stock, outdoor bulbs are normally despatched within 2-3 working days. During the busy months of February and September/October, it can take up to two weeks for delivery, due to the number of orders being processed. Please note, we despatch all of our orders in the order they were placed.

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Failure of Bacardi

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Reviewed 13th July 2016 by Rachel Silber

All 6 tubers delivered were rather small but had visible buds. I planted them all in the same compost, They all came into growth but after a few weeks it was obvious that Bacardi was not thriving. The tubers had rotted. The others are growing well and now beginning to flower. Not satisfactory.

Reply from the Sarah Raven Team:

"Thank you for your feedback, we are sorry to hear that you have experienced disappointing results from the Bacardi Dahlia tubers. Tubers rotting in the pots is a sign of over watering and some tubers are more susceptible to this than others, which would explain why some have thrived and some haven't. We would recommend watering them less next spring at least initially whilst they are setting down roots and haven't yet sprouted. If you contact our customer service team on 0345 092 0283 or by email at info@sarahraven.com, they will happily arrange for replacement tubers to be sent to you in the spring or alternatively, arrange for a full refund for those tubers that failed. Apologies again for the disappointment caused."

Posted 15th July 2016