Dahlias have enjoyed a renaissance in recent years and, as such, are found in nearly every well-planted herbaceous border and cuttings patch. They come in a huge variety of shapes and sizes, arranged into types such as pompon, cactus, decorative, ball and collarette. Flower colours vary enormously, too, choose from yellows and oranges to pinks, purples and reds. And, with single-flowered varieties, you can provide pollen and nectar for insects. There’s a dahlia for every garden.
Discover our pick of yellow-flowered dahlias, below.
Dahlia ‘Oakwood Goldcrest’
Dahlia ‘Oakwood Goldcrest’ is a tall, semi-cactus dahlia, with large, lemon yellow flowers. It’s ideal for growing in a mixed herbaceous border, where its flowers will bring out the colours of other blooms. It’s also excellent for cutting.
Height x spread: 110cm x 30cm
Dahlia ‘Yellow Hammer’
Dahlia ‘Yellow Hammer’ is a Dwarf Bedder single dahlia. It has striking bronze-purple foliage and bears contrasting bright yellow, single flowers. Each petal is streaked with darker orange veins. Compact in habit, it’s suitable for growing in pots or towards the front of a border. It’s open, single blooms make it a good choice for pollinator-friendly planting.
H x S: 85cm x 40cm
Dahlia ‘Primrose Diane’
Dahlia ‘Primrose Diane’ is a tall-growing decorative dahlia, with large, primrose-yellow blooms. It works in the herbaceous border with a variety of other flower shapes and colours. It makes an excellent cut flower.
H x S: 120cm x 30cm
Dahlia ‘Yellow Galator’
‘Yellow Galator’ is a medium-sized cactus dahlia, bearing sunny yellow spiky blooms. It’s perfect for growing towards the back of a sunny border, with a range of other coloured flowers. It makes an excellent cut flower.
H x S: 120cm x 50cm
Dahlia ‘Charlie’ is a decorative dahlia, bearing a medium-sized blooms with a small central eye. It’s ideal for growing towards the back of a border or on the cuttings patch, and is suitable for cutting and exhibiting.
H x S: 120cm x 50cm