Seed - Dahlia Dwarf Bloody Mary Mix - LIMITED EDITION

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1 Dahlia Dwarf Bloody Mary Mix - LIMITED EDITION seed pack 

(Botanical name: Dahlia variabilis

Pack Size 50 seeds

Description:

The Dahlia Collector's Range is a carefully curated range of six special edition Dahlia seed varieties. Collect the whole range as these packets are strictly limited.

Dahlia Dwarf Bloody Mary Mix is a compact variety with double and semi-double blooms and bronze-red foliage.

Excellent for cut flowers and suited to pots. Lasting colour display through Summer and into Autumn.

Plant Height: Approx. 35cm.

How to Grow:

Sow 5mm (¼”) deep in trays of seed raising mix or direct in flowering position and keep moist. Transplant into the garden when large enough to handle. Use garden mulch to keep roots cool in warm weather and keep weeds down. Feed with liquid fertiliser when buds appear. Seedlings emerge 10-14 days.

It is recommended you lift and divide your tubers annually, especially in high rainfall areas. Tubers should be stored and replanted the following Spring.

For best results, plant Dahlias in fertile soils that contain organic matter.

Dahlias grow best with a regular deep watering once or twice a week. They will tolerate morning or afternoon shade.

Stake tall varieties and protect from strong winds to avoid damage to flowers and foliage.

Deadhead regularly as removing spent flowers encourages new buds and controls pests and diseases.

Allow foliage to yellow fully before cutting back so that nutrients can be absorbed back into the tuber for a better flowering season next year.

Spacing: 30cm (12”) Well drained soil

When to Sow/Plant Seed:

Spring and Summer.

Flowering:

12-14 weeks

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