Ambition Dahlia Tubers

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Shade Full Sun
Soil Good, Well Drained
Colour Purple
Type Tuber
Also Good Repeat Flowering, Vase Life
Flowering Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

Dahlia Ambition (Semi-Cactus)

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Ambition: Semi-Cactus Dahlia Tubers

Ambition is a magnificent magenta-purple semi-cactus dahlia with distinctive serrated petals. Good in a mid border position with a height 100cm and spread of 60cm It looks great in groups of three planted at 75cm spacing. It produces masses of large - 15cm diameter flowers from July to November that are perfect in the garden and fantastic in a vase. Like most cactus varieties, it is more rain-resistant than average.
Browse our other Cactus Dahlias or our full range of Dahlias here.

Features

  • Colour: Magenta with yellow centre
  • Foliage: Green
  • Flower Size: 15cm
  • Type: Semi-Cactus Dahlia
  • Cutting: Yes
  • Height/Spread: From 1m x 60cm
  • Flowering: July to November
  • Outdoor Planting Months: March to July

Growing Ambition Dahlias

All dahlias do best in deep rich soil with good drainage in a sunny spot. If it is windy they will need staking. They are greedy, thirsty plants so will need watering in dry spells, and they will always flower that little bit better if there is a bit of soluble food in the watering can once every couple of weeks.

It is generally more convenient to put support stakes in at planting time, rather than leaving it until there is foliage in the way.

Did You Know?

Raised by Joe Barwise (1874-1965) of Towneley Nurseries, and introduced in 1949.

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