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.
Sowing months: February - April
Flowering months: July - October
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.
Position: full sun
Height: up to 50cm (19.7in)
Spread: up to 50cm (19.7in)
Hardiness & longevity: half-hardy annual
Ideal for: patio, cottage gardens, exotic gardens, cut flower gardens
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