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Dahlia variabilis 'Dwarf Mixed' (Seeds)

Half-hardy Annual

What is Half-Hardy Annual?

A fantastic versatile variety

Colourful blooms on compact, bushy plants

Some parts of this variety are edible - Don't forget to check out our Edible Flowers Guide

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Fantastic versatile variety that boasts colourful blooms on compact, bushy plants. Ideal for bedding, but also great in mixed planters and pots. Height and spread: 50cm (20").

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.

Height Up to 50cm (20in)
Spread Up to 50cm (20in)

Half-hardy Annual

full sun

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1 packet (40 dahlia seeds) (53950)

  • Sow seed on the surface of good free draining, damp seed compost, cover with a fine sprinkling of compost or vermiculite.
  • Place in a propagator or seal container inside a polythene bag and place at 20-25°C (68-77F) until after germination which takes 7-14 days. Do not exclude light as this helps germination.
  • Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle, into trays or 7.5cm (3in) pots.
  • Grow on in cooler conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost, 30cm (12in) apart.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

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