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Dahlia 'Black Narcissus'


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Plant type

Tender perennial

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 Dahlia 'Black Narcissus'

Plant details

Semi-cactus dahlias differ from those considered fully cactus by producing petals that are rounded for half the length. The blooms are broader and don't appear as 'spiky'. Dahlia 'Black Narcissus' has dark maroon flowers with a more pinkish centre. Dahlias grow best in full sun and a moist soil.

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Dahlia

Cultivar: Black Narcissus

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

Flowering period: July to September

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