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Dahlia variabilis 'Dwarf Mixed'

Half-hardy Annual

Vivid, large single and semi-double 8cm (3in) flowers. Neat, mound shaped bushes achieving a memorable main bedding display.

Culinary note: All dahlia flowers and tubers are edible. The flavours and textures can vary greatly depending on the soil and conditions in which they were grown. Flavours range from water chestnut through to a spicy apple or even carrot. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Ideal For:
patio, cottage gardens, exotic garden, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
July, August, September, October
Sowing Months:
February, March, April
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (50 dahlia seeds)

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    • £2.99
Sow 6mm (0.25in) deep late winter to early spring at 21-24C (70-75F) in a good seed compost. Keep soil damp but not wet, sealing in a polythene bag after sowing is helpful. Germination usually takes 7-10 days.

When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant and grow on in cooler conditions. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost 30cm (12in) apart in a sunny spot on any good moisture retentive soil.

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