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Dahlia 'Rip City'

Dahlia

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Key information

Plant type

Tender perennial

Flower colour

Purple

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Tender

Skill level

Experienced

photo by bbc.co.uk/gardening

Plant details

This is a lovely semi-cactus type dahlia with deep purple flowers. Lift the tubers after the first frosts and bring indoors to overwinter in a frost-free place.

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Dahlia

Cultivar: Rip City

Plant type: Tender perennial

Flower colour: Purple

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

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

Hardiness: Tender

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 100cm

Spread: 40cm

Time to take cuttings: April to May


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