Dahlia 'Burlesca'

One of my new-found favourite dahlias which I jumped on in a huge dahlia trial field in Holland last summer. More
1 tuber 229302-1 £4.50 Delivery late February
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3 tubers 229302-3 £10.50 Delivery late February
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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.

Or buy this as part of our Tutti Frutti Dahlia Collection and Ultimate Dahlia Collection.

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One of my new-found favourite dahlias which I jumped on in a huge dahlia trial field in Holland last summer – like coral in form and colour – it seems to go with everything.

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
Variety Burlesca
Type Tender Perennial Tuber
Common Name Dahlia
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Acid, Chalky, Fertile, Clay, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 80cm (31in)
Spacing 75cm (30in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Pot them up undercover March or early April. Place them in a light, frost-free place and keep the compost moist.
Care Tips Support with a stout stick, tie in every couple of weeks. Dead-head regularly to prolong flowering. In the south you can mulch deeply and overwinter them in the ground.
Flowering July - November
Harvesting Flower production - 4 months
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.

How to plant and grow dahlia tubers

Find out how to grow strong, healthy dahlias this spring – how to plant, look after and overwinter them, and what to do with your bulbs when they...

How to take dahlia cuttings

Watch and learn how to take dahlia cuttings – turn 1 tuber into 10.

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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