Dahlia Crazy Love

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The flowers of Dahlia Crazy Love are creamy white, with petal-packed heads of soft colour from midsummer onwards

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Description

Decorative dahlia Crazy love will make a fantastic display in containers or borders. The flowers of Dahlia Crazy Love are creamy white, with petal-packed heads of soft colour from midsummer onwards. Crazy Love will look lovely with other pastel shaded flower. A great addition to the garden use for bouquets and cut flower arrangements

Cultivation instruction

Plant Indoors: Dahlias are best started off indoors from January to March as they are sensitive to frosts. Plant tubers in a mix of multi-purpose compost, sand and grit. The grit will provide much needed drainage for the tuber. Protect young shoots from snails and slugs and when the fear of frosts has passed the tuber can be re-planted outside or the container can be positioned outdoors.

Plant outside: From Late March on wards, when the signs of frost have passed the dahlia tuber can be planted outside. Plant tubers into well prepared soils in late March to April. Soils should be cultivated to a depth of 20cms to allow good root development. Plant tubers in fertile soils with 5cms of soil above the top of the tuber. Protect early growth from slugs and snails and remove dead heads during the flowering season to get the best from them.  Regularly feed during the growing season with foods such as are well rotted manures, Tomato feed and bone meal will provide food for continued flowering.

Care Tips:

Ideal for Cut Flower and companion planting with lilies.

For further growing instructions visit tims tips/dahlias on you tube

Our tip: Ideal to grow with companion plants such as trumpet lilies or oriental lilies or many types of shrubs.

Use secateurs to cut off dead flower heads as they appear.

Growing information

Flowering Height: 30-32″ (75-80cm)

Flowering period: July to first frosts

Soil type: Free draining humus rich soils

Aspect: Semi shade to full sun

Scented: N/A

Planting distance: 1m between dahlia plants

Planting depth: A depth of 5cms above the top of the tuber.

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