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Dahlia variabilis 'Fireworks Mixed'


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Tender perennial

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 Dahlia variabilis 'Fireworks Mixed'

Plant details

Dahlia variabilis 'Fireworks Mixed' is a single flowered dahlia, bearing unusual striped blooms. It comes in a range of pinks, whites and oranges. A dwarf, bushy dahlia, it's well suited to growing at the front of a sunny border or as part of a summer container display. Its single blooms are attractive to bees and butterflies.

For best results grow Dahlia variabilis 'Fireworks Mixed' in moist but well-drained soil in full sun. In colder regions, lift the tubers to overwinter under cover, or move pots indoors to protect the tubers from frost.

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Dahlia

Species: variabilis

Cultivar: Fireworks Mixed

Plant type: Tender perennial

Flower colour: Mixed

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: 40cm

Spread: 30cm

Time to take cuttings: March to May

Flowering period: June to October

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