Dahlia Dwarf Dandy new

A dwarf bushy variety producing ‘collarette’ type blooms in many shades all with a white or contrasting inner collar of quilled petals ‘ Height 50-60cm. Will flower late into autumn until the first frost.

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Dahlia Dwarf Dandy new

Dahlia Dwarf Dandy new. A dwarf bushy variety producing ‘collarette’ type blooms in many shades all with a white or contrasting inner collar of quilled petals ‘ Height 50-60cm. Will flower late into autumn until the first frost. A half-hardy annual that will form tubers and re-grow the following year in milder areas.

Cultivation Advice Dahlia Dwarf Dandy new

  • Sow from late winter onwards indoor’s or heated undercover in fine compost 6 mm (¼in) deep.
  • Keep soil damp but not wet, sealing in a polythene bag after sowing is helpful. Germination in 7-10 days at 65-70 F.
  • When large enough to handle, transplant to trays or individual 3 in pots and grow on in cooler conditions.
  • Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions before planting out after all risk of frost, at 12-18 in apart.
  • Prefers  good moisture retentive soil and full sun.