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Dahlia 'Senior's Hope'

The blackcurrant ripple of dahlias, with rich crimson-purple petal backs and swirls over soft-mauve.
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1 tuber

3 tubers

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Details:

Type
Tender Perennial
Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - November
Height
90cm (36in)
Group/Species
Decorative Group
Common name
Dahlia
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
60cm (24in)
Cultivation
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.

Description

The blackcurrant ripple of dahlias, with rich crimson-purple petal backs and swirls over soft-mauve.

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.