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Dahlia variabilis 'Cactus Hybrids Mixed'

Just £0.99

Half-Hardy Annual
What is Half-Hardy Annual?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season.
Can be grown outdoors but requires winter protection from frosts and temperatures below 0C.

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Description Sowing Delivery

Curvaceous, spiky blooms, huge cut flower source, many fully double and mostly true to type. Superb too in the flower border for late summer/autumn blooms. Flowers late summer/autumn. Height 3-4ft. Planting distance 27 inches.


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.


Exotic Garden, Cut Flower Garden

Half-hardy

Full sun

Up to 120cm (47.2in)

Up to 60cm (23.6in)

Easy for all

Easy for all

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Sowing Months Flowering Months
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 80cm (27in) apart in a sunny spot on any good moisture retentive soil.

Delivery

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £1.95.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.95.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

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