The Raven Dahlia Collection
In this collection
|Direct Sow/ Plant Out|
- Cutting Garden
- Broad Tolerance
- May - November
- 1.2m (4ft)
- Common name
- Moist but Well-drained
- Full Sun
- 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.
My four favourite dahlias, named after our family and where we live. There are two brilliant for picking, with exceptional vase lives (Molly and Perch Hill) and two thick with pollen and nectar to feed the pollinators (Sarah and Rosie). So, as well as being beautiful, this group covers what are to me the two main reasons to garden — a harvest for us and the bees.
All dahlia flowers are edible, scatter their petals on salads for flavour, texture and colour.This collection contains 1 or 2 tubers, or 1 x 3 litre pot each of:
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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.