DAHLIA

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Genus of about 30 species (and some 20,000 cultivars predominantly derived from D. pinnata and D. coccinea) of bushy, usually tuberous-rooted perennials from mountainous areas of Mexico and Central America.

Late-flowering so provide colour when other flowers are past their best.

Single varieties attract insects.

Further Reading....
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Tuberous
    Tuberous perennials
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Late-flowering deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. Wildlife plant (single forms) - insects.
    To buy small dahlia cuttings or to learn more about dahlias, visit the National Dahlia Collection
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs, earwigs, caterpillars. Prone to powdery mildew, mosaic virus.
    Place of origin
    Mexico, Central America
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Humus-rich.
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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DAHLIA 'Arabian Night'

DAHLIA 'Arabian Night'

Decorative form. Crimson red

 
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DAHLIA 'Bishop of Llandaff

DAHLIA 'Bishop of Llandaff

Peony form. Purple foliage, semi-double scarlet flowers

 
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DAHLIA 'Knockout'

DAHLIA 'Knockout'

Dwarf form. Large bright yellow ribbed, sunflower-like blooms with prominent orange centres. Black lacquered foliage

 
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DAHLIA 'Moonfire'

DAHLIA 'Moonfire'

Dwarf form. Bronze foliage and single, orange-yellow flowers with a red centre

 
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DAHLIA 'Roxy'

DAHLIA 'Roxy'

Dwarf form. Shocking magenta single pink with bronzed leaves

 
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