Dahlia Mingus Randy


Dahlia Mingus Randy, flowers that are Ivory white tipped lilac-pink. A fantastic addition to the garden.

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Dahlia Mingus Randy, flowers that are Ivory white tipped lilac-pink. A fantastic addition to the garden. Dahlia Mingus Randy is a spectacular semi cactus dinner plate type dahlia that is sure to be a talking point in the garden, looks perfect planted with lime-greens, purples and pinks. A popular group of dahlias that in addition produces colour in the garden all summer long.

Remove dead flowers to encourage flowers all season long.

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 as are well rotted manures, Tomato feed and bone meal will provide food for continued flowering.

Care Tips:

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

Use Dinner plate dahlias for cut flower gardens as well as providing a mass of colour in the garden.

Ideal for Cut Flower and companion planting with lilies and Iris

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: 1m between dahlia plants

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

Full growing instructions also provided


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