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. 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.
this dahlia really does look like a sea urchin, hense the name. fribriated petals give the dahlia an even spikier look than a lot of others. red flowers are held above green foliage. makes a excellent cut flower. the flower style gives this plant an exotic feel.
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.