Dahlia Daan

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A fantastic large decorative dahlia with red and white flower

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Description

Dahlia Daan is a a really joyous addition to our range. This is a decorative dahlia, with flowers that are red and white and just stunning. Grows well in all conditions, Dahlia Daan will work really well in warmer borders or when grown in containers.

Dahlias flower all summer long and are easy to grow and look after.

Cultivation instruction

Plant Indoors: Dahlias are best started off indoors from January to March as they are sensitive to frosts. Plant in a mix of multi-purpose compost, sand and grit as this will provide 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 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 bone meal or tomato food will provide food for continued flowering.

Care Tips:

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

Our tip: Ideal for Cut Flower and companion planting with lilies.

Use Secateurs to remove the dead flower heads

Growing information

Flowering Height: 36-40″ (90-100cm)

Flowering period: July to first frosts

Soil type: Free draining humus rich soils

Aspect: Semi shade to full sun

Scented: N/A

Planting distance: 80cm between dahlia plants

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

Full growing instructions are also provided

 

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