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Dahlia 'Lady Darlene'

Just £7.99

Half-Hardy Tuber
What is Half-Hardy Tuber?
Plant that grows from an underground storage organ. Generally supplied in a
dormant condition with no top growth. Can be grown outdoors
but requires winter protection from frosts and temperatures below 0C.
2 dahlia tubers £7.99 Out of Stock
Description How to Grow More Info Delivery
The massive blooms of Dahlia 'Lady Darlene' are sure to add some fiery colour to your planting scheme. The showy yellow petals each have a red tip, giving these flowers a flame-like appearance. This tall Dahlia makes a spectacular show in sunny borders and is truly magnificent as a cut flower. Height: 120cm (47"). Spread: 60cm (24"). Size 1 tubers supplied.

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How to grow Dahlias


Culinary information: All dahlia flowers and tubers are edible. The flavours and textures can vary greatly depending on the soil and conditions in which they were grown. Flavours range from water chestnut through to a spicy apple or even carrot. For more details about edible flowers click here.


Cut Flower Garden, Exotic Garden, Cottage Gardens

Half-hardy

full sun

120cm (48in)

60cm (24in)

2 Dahlia Tubers (V17596P)

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Flowering Months
Feed and water regularly throughout the growing season. Pinch out the growing tip of each young stem to encourage bushier growth and more flowers. Taller varieties may require staking with garden canes to support their tall stems. Deadhead faded dahlia flowers to encourage more blooms to be produced. With the first autumn frosts, remove tubers from their positions and trim away old stems to 5cm above the tuber. Clean any remaining soil from the tubers and store over winter in peat or sand, in a cool but frost free position. Replant tubers of Dahlia 'Lady Darlene' the following spring for another spectacular display!
Plant dahlia tubers outdoors in beds and borders during april after all risk of frost has passed. Choose a sunny position in moist well drained soil. Prepare the soil by digging in plenty of well rotted manure or compost. Plant tubers at a depth of 15cm (6") and 60cm (25") apart. Water well. Alternatively, start tubers into growth in pots of compost in a frost free greenhouse. Transplant them into their final positions outdoors in June.

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