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Shot Silk Dahlia Collection

The new 'Dark Butterfly' - its crimson petal backs matching the silk petals of 'Ripples'.
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2 tubers

4 tubers

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Direct Sow/ Plant Out
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Details:

Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - November
Height
90cm (36in)
Group/Species
Decorative Group
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
Plant just under the soil surface, 75cm (30in) apart.
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 new, perhaps even more glamorous sister of 'Jescot Julie', 'Dark Butterfly' – its crimson petal backs matching the silk petals of 'Ripples'.

This collection contains:

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.