Dahlia 'After Dusk'
In this mix
|Direct Sow/ Plant Out|
- Tender Perennial Tuber
- Border (Middle), Container Garden
- Acid, Chalky, Fertile, Neutral
- July - November
- 80cm (32in)
- Waterlily Group
- Common name
- Moist but Well-drained
- Full Sun
- Plant just under the soil surface, 75cm (30in) apart.
- Pot up undercover in spring, place somewhere light and frost-free and keep moist. Pinch out growing tips at 20cm and plant out after last frosts. Alternatively plant straight into the ground when the frosts are nearly over.
I swore I had enough treasured dark dahlias and could not find room for another, but then I saw this in a dahlia trial field last autumn and fell upon it – a waterlily in the richest crimson. It's super long-lasting in the garden and vase.
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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.