Dahlia's are tuberous perennials that are considered half hardy and may need lifting, planting in a sheltered location and/or mulching in order to over-winter successfully, but their long flowering period, generally July till the first frost and the generosity of flowers has made them worth the effort to gardeners for centuries.
The flowers on this informal decorative Dahlia are the most amazing dark velvety red and virtually black in the center. The flowers are held above dark foliage which helps to give this Dahlia the 'wow' factor. Excellent for flower arranging.
Full sun to light shade.
Any soil type.
Pot tubers in spring, then plant out once risk of first frost is passed.
Height: 1m (approx)
Spread: 0.5m (approx)
This plant is sold as a tuber. Please note, unless otherwise requested, tubers will be sent out in early March. We do not provide a precise delivery date, but you will be contact on dispatch.