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Labyrinth Twotone Dahlia Tubers

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  • Colour: Lilac pink & white
  • Flower Size: 20cm+
  • Type: Decorative dinner plate.
  • Cutting: Poor vase life
  • Height/spread: 90cm x 75cm
  • Flowering: Jul - Nov
  • Planting Months: Mar - Jul
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Description

Labyrinth Twotone: Decorative Dinner Plate Dahlia Tubers

Lovely big showy double blooms of lilac-ripple over cream white. The heart of the flower is cream with a yellow glow in the recesses. Repeats Jul-Nov. Relatively poor vase life makes this one to enjoy in the border. To 90cm.

Browse our other Decorative Dahlias, or our full Dahlia range.

Features

  • Colour: Lilac pink & white
  • Flower Size: 20cm+
  • Type: Decorative dinner plate.
  • Cutting: Poor vase life
  • Height/spread: 90cm x 75cm
  • Flowering: Jul - Nov
  • Planting Months: Mar - Jul

Growing Labyrinth Twotone Dahlias

Dahlias like deep, fertile soil with good drainage and this compact variety is ideal for the middle of a sunny border. Add stakes at planting time, so support is available when it is needed.

Water well in dry periods and keep your dahlias flowering abundantly throughout summer and autumn by adding a bit of soluble food in the watering can once every couple of weeks. Dahlias grown in containers need to be kept especially well watered and fed.

Did You Know?

New in 2020. 

Planting Instructions

If you ignore seed, Dahlias can be planted at three stages: as tubers, rooted cuttings and pot-grown plants.

Tubers can be planted at any time from March onwards. The hole should be at least double the diameter of the tuber laid out on the ground. Incorporate about 25% well rotted compost and if drainage is in any way doubtful then add plenty of horticultural grit as well. Plant one tuber per hole, leaving 60-80 cms between plants (depending on final size) and make sure the tuber is covered with 10-12 cms (4-5") of soil. This is important as it will insulate the tuber against frosts in March-May as they will take a couple of months to show.

Rooted cuttings, which are available from early April onwards, will need to be potted up and kept in a sunny and frost free place until they are ready to be planted out in mid May. Their treatment then is the same as for tubers except they are planted level with rather than 10 cms below the surrounding soil level.

Pot grown plants are not delivered until June, and are then planted out immediately in the same way as an established rooted cutting.

The more you deadhead, the more flowers you'll get.