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Dahlia (Decorative Group) ‘Kelvin Floodlight’

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Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

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Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Dahlia (Decorative Group) 'Kelvin Floodlight'
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

Pink

Yellow

Foliage colour:

Green

Dahlia ‘Kelvin Floodlight’ bears enormous, dinner-plate-sized bright yellow decorative yellow blooms throughout summer. Flowers will make a bold statement in herbaceous borders, and are also suitable for cutting and exhibiting.

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For best results, grow Dahlia ‘Kelvin Floodlight’ in full sun in fertile, well-drained soil.Stake plants from June onwards. Deadhead regularly and feed with a potash-rich fertiliser to prolong flowering. Lift tubers after the first frosts and store them in a cool, dry situation until March. Then pot them up and keep them in a temperate greenhouse before planting out in late May.

How to grow Dahlia 'Kelvin Floodlight'

  • Plant size

    90cm height

    40cm spread

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do Plant in March

Do Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do not Divide in March

Do not Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do not Divide in September

Do Divide in October

Do Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Dahlia 'Kelvin Floodlight' and wildlife

Dahlia 'Kelvin Floodlight' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Dahlia 'Kelvin Floodlight' poisonous?

Dahlia 'Kelvin Floodlight' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People