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Dahlia 'Art Nouveau'

Dahlia

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Key information

Plant type

Tender perennial

Flower colour

Pink

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Tender

Skill level

Experienced

photo by bbc.co.uk/gardening

Plant details

Low-growing Dahlia 'Art Nouveau' is perfect for the front of the border or growing container displays on the patio. Its cerise pink flowers are produced over a long period from summer until the first frosts. They make a stunning contrast to the dark green foliage. Try it with fellow variety, 'Art Deco'. Lift the tubers after the first frosts and overwinter indoors.

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Dahlia

Cultivar: Art Nouveau

Plant type: Tender perennial

Flower colour: Pink

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline, Moist, Sandy

Hardiness: Tender

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 90cm

Spread: 90cm

Time to take cuttings: March to April

Flowering period: July to October


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