In this mix
|Direct Sow/ Plant Out|
- Tender Perennial
- Cutting Garden
- Broad Tolerance
- July - November
- 90cm (36in)
- Semi-Cactus Group Group
- Common name
- Moist but Well-drained
- Full Sun
- 75cm (30in)
- 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 first spotted this in a Dutch friend’s garden five years ago, but we could not get enough tubers until this year. It’s similar to ‘Henriette’ in colouring, but has a better vase life and produces 30% more flowers. That’s what trialling is all about, growing to find the very best, not just in looks, but in the way it performs.
All dahlia flowers are edible, scatter their petals on salads for flavour, texture and colour.
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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.