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Dahlia 'Tartan'

Tartan is my plea for the vulgar - it brings jollity and naughtiness amongst the oh-so-tasteful coffees and greys.
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1 tuber

3 tubers

1 x 3 litre pot

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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
75cm (30in)
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

Tartan is my plea for the vulgar - it brings jollity and naughtiness amongst the oh-so-tasteful coffees and greys.

Remember, with cut flowers, they are there to decorate your table for a few splendid days, not years. I'm not asking you to paint your house in these stripes but with some cut flowers, it's good to go for it!

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.

This can be gift wrapped in our exclusive hessian sack, with ribbon and a Sarah Raven gift card. You will be able to add this to your basket once you begin the checkout process. To add a gift message to your order, simply fill out the details at the delivery stage of the checkout.

Please note: only items which are showing ‘in stock’ can be gift wrapped.

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.