Dahlia 'Juliet'

Dahlia 'Juliet' has large, pretty, single flowers – a truly lovely brand new dahlia, which is excellent for planting in a mixed border with shrubs and herbaceous perennials. More
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Dahlia 'Juliet' has large, pretty, single flowers, good enough on their own, but fantastic in contrast to the fine black leaves.

A truly lovely brand new dahlia, which like 'Rosamunde' is excellent for planting in a mixed border with shrubs and herbaceous perennials.

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 Single-flowered Group

Flower has a central disc with a single ring of petals encircling it. Petals may be round or pointed. Click here for more information about dahlia groups.

Variety Juliet
Type Tender Perennial Tuber
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Acid, Chalky, Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 90cm (36in)
Spacing Plant just under the soil surface, 75cm (30in) apart.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Pot them up undercover March or early April in a generous pot (at least 2 litre) filled with multi-purpose potting compost. Place them in a light, frost-free place and keep the compost moist. Pinch out their growing tips when they have reached about 8" tall. They will have formed bushy plants by the time the frosts have ended and will be in flower by the beginning of July. If you don’t have anywhere to grow the potted tubers, you can put them straight into the ground when the frosts are nearly over, mulching them or protecting with a cloche or protective horticultural fleece if the foliage appears before the frosts are over, but this will delay flowering.
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, alternatively, lift and overwinter your dahlias frost free undercover.
Flowering July - November
Vase Life Only pick dahlias in full flower. Recut the hollow stem ends under water to avoid airlocks.
Cooking Notes All dahlia flowers are edible. I use the petals scattered over salad and to decorate a range of puddings.
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
Understanding dahlia groups

A list of the different dahlia groups, along with some classification info and an example of a variety in each group.

How to plant and grow dahlia tubers

Discover how to grow strong, healthy dahlias – how to plant, look after and overwinter them, and what to do with your bulbs when they arrive.

How to overwinter dahlia tubers

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

How to take dahlia cuttings

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

Delivery

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Dahlia 'Juliet' reviews

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Long lived plant

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Reviewed 5th April 2016 by Hettie Gardner Laing

I purchased this Dahlia a few years ago and it is still going strong. The bees and butterflies love it. Very pretty flowers. I have never overwintered my Dahlias in a greenhouse they stay in tubs on the deck and are still going strong.