Dahlia 'Wizard of Oz'

Soft, simple and sweet, this looks great in a patch of white, silver and green. More
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Soft, simple and sweet, this looks great in a patch of white, silver and green.

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
Group/Species Ball

For more information on dahlia groups, click here.

Variety Wizard of Oz
Type Tender Perennial Tuber
Border Position Middle
Bulb Size 1
Soil Type Acid, Chalky, Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 80cm (32in)
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
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Plant Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 2 weeks for delivery.

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beautiful, beautiful flowers

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Reviewed 4th August 2017 by Pauline Murphy

The young plants did have trouble with slugs, but they recovered with care, and when the flowers finally appeared I fell in love. I had avoided this style of dahlia in the past, as i thought they were maybe a bit twee, but now I have become a bit obsessed; the perfect, complex geometry of the petals is mesemerising, and the colours in this one are delicate but stunning. I am already looking forward to choosing some for next year.

a bit weak in my hands, other varieties did better

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Reviewed 26th June 2017 by beverley

seemed to attract more slugs, foliage a bit weak, so not good if you're looking for a dense plant

Simply gorgeous!

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Reviewed 19th December 2016 by L Hughes

This beautiful dahlia is the purest soft pink you can imagine without looking pale or 'washed out'. I grow it in a raised bed with lots of other dahlias and peonies all squeezed in together because I have a tiny garden, and even though it went in as a single tuber this year, it shone. The colour is strong enough to captivate and the whole plant is sturdy and bursting with health. Absolutely delightful and highly recommended.

Looks good, attracts slugs!

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Reviewed 25th September 2016 by E Brown

but then the slug problem was inevitable. Plants grew well and are flowering well, but did take a long time to come up even though they were in pots under cover.