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  • Eventual height: 1m
  • Eventual spread: 0.4m

Dahlia 'Summer Flame' - Organic tuber

Natural - organic decorative dahlia tuber

1 organic tuber £6.99
£6.99
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In keeping with our concern for the plight of the bees, this dahlia forms part of our organic bulb range. It has been sustainably grown without the use of pesticides (including neonicotinoides), and it comes in a brown paper bag with an informative colour label.

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, humus-rich soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to October
  • Hardiness: half hardy (will need winter protection)

    The flowers of this decorative dahlia will grow up to 15cm across so are generous in size, but it's the colouring of 'Summer Flame' that will really set the borders ablaze from midsummer to mid-autumn. The flowers are excellent for cutting too - and the more you cut, the more the plant will produce - often right up until the first frost.

  • Garden care: Before planting enrich the soil with organic matter and apply an organic fertiliser during the growing season. Once the first frosts have blackened the foliage, carefully lift and clean the tubers and allow them to dry naturally indoors. Place the dry tubers in a shallow tray, just covered with slightly moist potting compost, sand or vermiculite. Store in a frost-free place, checking frequently over the winter months.
  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs
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