Dahlia Peaches and Cream

Yellow, white and peach with a flush of red. Dahlia Peaches and Cream is a fabulous mix of contrasting colours each petal is softly marked with a blush of red and tipped with white. It is sure to bring admiring glances. Dahlia Tuber. Flower size 15-20cm
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  • Dahlia tubers produce bushy herbaceous plants that are easy to care for; with the bonus of a profusion of cut flowers from July to the first frost, they come in an array of colours perfect for bringing pizzazz to the garden border.
    Colour Apricot, Cream, Yellow
    Month of Blooming July, November
    Planting Time Spring
    Height 90 cm
    Special Features Good for Cut Flowers
    Garden Position Sun, Partial shade
    Type of Soil Fertile, Humus Rich, Well Drained
    Hardiness Half-Hardy, Tender
    Delivery From mid February
  • Plant Dahlias in humus rich, fertile, well drained soil in full sun.Pinch out the side shoots when the dahlias are around 20 cm to encourage bushy growth and more flowers during summer. Dahlias like a high nitrogen fertiliser weekly in the early part of summer but, as the flowers appear, they prefer high potash fertiliser or organic liquid seaweed. This change will help maintain good flower production. Remove the flowers as they fade to prolong the flowering period. Make sure you pinch them out from the growing point to encourage a more bushy plant. Allow the frost to turn the foliage black, then cut back to around 15 cm. Lift the tubers, remove excess soil, and place upside down on a suitable surface in frost free conditions and allow to dry naturally. You can dust with a fungicide when dry then place the dry tubers in boxes of either dry sand or peat to over winter. Check them occasionally for fungal infection and cut out any damaged tissue then treat with fungicide. Plant to a depth of around 15-20 cm and provide deep winter mulch.

Dahlia Peaches and Cream