Dahlias

Dahlias

Dahlias are members of the Compositae family that includes asters, helianthus, chrysanthemums and other species.  Originally they were found growing, to heights of around 3 metres, in the mountainous regions of Mexico and Central America where the Aztecs are believed to have used their long hollow stems for irrigation pipes.  The Conquistadores brought seed to Europe where, throughout the 19th Century intensive selective breeding generated the prototypes of the numerous varieties and cultivars that we have today.

Our Gold Medal-Winning collection is listed under 9 categories that incorporate the 14 group classification system used by the National Dahlia Societyas Internationally agreed in 2010 to classify dahlias according to shape and size.  We also include 'Hardiness' information that conforms to the RHS Hardiness Ratings for all plants.  We indicate their suitability for exhibition, garden use, patio planting and for cut flowers.  Dahlias, depending upon the variety, vary from being frost hardy to frost tender.  Their blooms can range in size from miniature (less than 10 cm diameter) through to giant (over 25 cm in diameter) with corresponding plant heights and spreads.  They grow best in well-drained, humus-rich soil in full sun sheltered from strong winds.  They flower from midsummer through to the first frosts.

We supply dahlias as tubers available from January to March, and as pot plants (grown in 10 cm pots) from April to June.  They are all sent with instructions for their cultivation.  Our tubers have been grown from cuttings over a full season and are ideal for propagating, for pot growing, or for planting out directly once all risks of frost are past.  Our pot plants are supplied, in packs of 3 plants, hardened ready for potting up or for planting out in the garden once all risk of frost is over.

To ensure that the highest quality is maintained during transit orders are sent in specialised packaging appropriate to the product.  We have one standard charge for postage and packaging that is applied for each delivery.

Dahlias for Delivery in 2017 - Now SOLD OUT

Mature Dahlia plants in large, 3 litre and 5 litre, pots will be available at our 2017 Summer Flower Shows.

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Dahlia 'Nenekazi'
Nenekazi is a Small Fimbriated Dahlia.  It has delicate pink florets shading to a cream yellow base.  It is a most attractive bloom suitable for Exhibition and garden use. ..
Dahlia 'Nenekazi'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Nepos'
Nepos is a Waterlily type Dahlia.  Bred in Belgium Nepos has delicate lilac-pink florets that shade to white towards the base.  A good all-round most attractive plant. ..
Dahlia 'Nepos'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Nepos'
Nepos is a Waterlily type Dahlia.  Bred in Belgium Nepos has delicate lilac-pink florets that shade to white towards the base.  A good all-round most attractive plant. ..
Dahlia 'Nepos'
Quantity: 1 Tuber
Price £4.95
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Dahlia 'Nick Sr.'
Nick Sr. is a Giant Decorative Dahlia. This distinctive informal cultivar, introduced in 2009, has gorgeous red blooms with petals that twist and turn to reveal their creamy reverse giving a unique two-tone effect. With its strong thick stems it is a stunning multipurpose variety good for exhibition, for the garden and for cutting - vibrant and impressive. ..
Dahlia 'Nick Sr.'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
Plant Details & Quantity Discounts
Dahlia 'Nick Sr.'
Nick Sr. is a Giant Decorative Dahlia. This distinctive informal cultivar, introduced in 2009, has gorgeous red blooms with petals that twist and turn to reveal their creamy reverse giving a unique two-tone effect. With its strong thick stems it is a stunning multipurpose variety good for exhibition, for the garden and for cutting - vibrant and impressive. ..
Dahlia 'Nick Sr.'
Quantity: 1 Tuber
Price £4.95
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Dahlia 'Nina'
Nina is a Small Decorative Dahlia.  Introduced in 2011 it is beginning to gain admirers.  It has an even deep red flowerhead that darkens towards the centre.  An attractive addition to the garden or patio and an excellent cut flower. ..
Dahlia 'Nina'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Noreen'
Noreen is a Large Pompon type Dahlia.  Its even blooms are pink in colour.  It is a good multipurpose variety suitable for garden and Exhibition. ..
Dahlia 'Noreen'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Normandie Wedding Day'
Normandie Wedding Day is a Fimbriated Medium Semi-cactus Dahlia.  This excellent variety, raised by John Willot and introduced in the UK in 2015, is a beautiful pale blush pink colour shading to a deeper pink at the centre.  It is a robust all purpose cultivar that is expected to be popular for exhibition as well as for the garden and patio and as a cut flower. ..
Dahlia 'Normandie Wedding Day'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Nuit d’Été'
Nuit d’Été is a Medium Cactus Dahlia.  It has a relatively open flowerhead with dark red florets.  Distinct in appearance, a popular variety, it is suitable for garden and for Exhibition. ..
Dahlia 'Nuit d’Été'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Nulands Josephine'
Nulands Josephine is a Large Pompon type Dahlia.  Its distinctive florets are yellow at the base shading to deep pink at the tips producing a uniquely rich colour.  This classic multipurpose variety is suitable for Exhibition, for the garden and patio pots.  It is excellent as a cut flower - one of our favourites.  ..
Dahlia 'Nulands Josephine'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Nulands Josephine'
Nulands Josephine is a Large Pompon type Dahlia.  Its distinctive florets are yellow at the base shading to deep pink at the tips producing a uniquely rich colour.  This classic multipurpose variety is suitable for Exhibition, for the garden and patio pots.  It is excellent as a cut flower - one of our favourites.  ..
Dahlia 'Nulands Josephine'
Quantity: 1 Tuber
Price £4.95
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Dahlia 'Olivia Mari'
Olivia Mari is a Waterlily type Dahlia.  It has delicate orange florets tinged with yellow.  A most attractive variety first introduced in 2010. ..
Dahlia 'Olivia Mari'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Olivia'
Olivia is a Collerette type Dahlia.  It has Maroon outer florets tipped with white with a cream collar and a gold disk.  This brightly coloured cultivar is suitable for the border and is attractive in pots and containers and as cut flowers.  Its open flowers are attractive to pollinators.  ..
Dahlia 'Olivia'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Orange Keith's Choice'
Orange Keith's Choice is a Decorative Dahlia with Medium-sized orange blooms.  This sport of Keith's Choice is a good multipurpose variety suitable for the garden and for cutting. ..
Dahlia 'Orange Keith's Choice'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Orange Kiss'
Orange Kiss is a Collerette type Dahlia.  It has orange red outer florets with an orange collar shading to white at the tips and a gold disk.  This cultivar is suitable for the border and is attractive in pots and containers and as cut flowers.  Its open flowers are attractive to pollinators.  ..
Dahlia 'Orange Kiss'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Orange Kiss'
Orange Kiss is a Collerette type Dahlia.  It has orange red outer florets with an orange collar shading to white at the tips and a gold disk.  This cultivar is suitable for the border and is attractive in pots and containers and as cut flowers.  Its open flowers are attractive to pollinators.  ..
Dahlia 'Orange Kiss'
Quantity: 1 Tuber
Price £4.95
Plant Details & Quantity Discounts