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.

 

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Dahlia 'Polka'
Polka is an Anemone type Dahlia.  This exotic variety has an outer ring of cream florets edged with purple and shading towards a purple base.  The central florets are orange yellow tinged with purple. ..
Dahlia 'Polka'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Polventon Kristobel'
Polventon Kristobel is a Miniature Decorative Dahlia.  This first class, exhibition quality cultivar, has dusky pink flowers with each petal finely tipped with gold.  Iimmaculate in form it is ideal for exhibitors and gardeners alike and makes an excellent cut flower. ..
Dahlia 'Polventon Kristobel'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Polventon Supreme'
Polventon Supreme is a Small Ball Dahlia.  It has clear lemon yellow blooms with excellent form of Exhibition quality.  Introduced in 1992 this established variety has lush foliage and strong long stems which make it suitable for the garden and for cutting.  It is often used for wedding displays. ..
Dahlia 'Polventon Supreme'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Pooh'
Pooh is a Collerette type Dahlia.  It has beautiful orange red petals tipped with yellow.  These surround the pale yellow collar and golden disc.  Its open flower is as attractive to bees and pollinating insects as it is to gardeners.  Its multiple features have been recognised by the RHS Award of Garden Merit. ..
Dahlia 'Pooh'
Quantity: 1 Tuber
Price £4.95
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Dahlia 'Pooh'
Pooh is a Collerette type Dahlia.  It has beautiful orange red petals tipped with yellow.  These surround the pale yellow collar and golden disc.  Its open flower is as attractive to bees and pollinating insects as it is to gardeners.  Its multiple features have been recognised by the RHS Award of Garden Merit. ..
Dahlia 'Pooh'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Primrose Diane'
Primrose Diane is a Small Decorative Dahlia.  This classic primrose yellow variety will brighten any garden and looks good on the patio in pots or containers.  ..
Dahlia 'Primrose Diane'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Purple Pearl'
Purple Pearl is a Medium Decorative Dahlia.  Its distinctive blooms are deep maroon in colour edged in white.  In addition to its use in the garden or in patio pots this variety is much used in flower arrangements. ..
Dahlia 'Purple Pearl'
Quantity: 1 Tuber
Price £4.95
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Dahlia 'Purple Pearl'
Purple Pearl is a Medium Decorative Dahlia.  Its distinctive blooms are deep maroon in colour edged in white.  In addition to its use in the garden or in patio pots this variety is much used in flower arrangements. ..
Dahlia 'Purple Pearl'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Purple Puff'
Purple Puff is an Anemone type Dahlia.  Its outer ring of florets shade from pink at the tips through to a reddish purple at the base.  The central florets are purple tinged with yellow. ..
Dahlia 'Purple Puff'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'R. Mona'
R. Mona is a Waterlily type dahlia. This 2008 introduction has elegant glowing-red flowers. With its elegant form, strong dark stems and foliage, it is of Exhibition quality. A prolific grower it is suitable for use outside in the border, in pots on the patio and inside as cut flowers. ..
Dahlia 'R. Mona'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Rancho'
Rancho is a Waterlily type Dahlia.  This established cultivar first introduced in France in the 1980s has warm orange blooms with shades of yellow.  With its lovely delicate colour it brightens the border or the patio in pots or containers.  It looks equally good inside as cut flowers in a vase. ..
Dahlia 'Rancho'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Rancho'
Rancho is a Waterlily type Dahlia.  This established cultivar first introduced in France in the 1980s has warm orange blooms with shades of yellow.  With its lovely delicate colour it brightens the border or the patio in pots or containers.  It looks equally good inside as cut flowers in a vase. ..
Dahlia 'Rancho'
Quantity: 1 Tuber
Price £4.95
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Dahlia 'Renato Tosio'
Renato Tosio is a Medium Decorative Dahlia.  Its blooms are a lovely light orange in colour.  It makes an attractive addition to the garden, looks good in patio pots and containers and is excellent as a cut flower. ..
Dahlia 'Renato Tosio'
Quantity: 1 Tuber
Price £4.95
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Dahlia 'Renato Tosio'
Renato Tosio is a Medium Decorative Dahlia.  Its blooms are a lovely light orange in colour.  It makes an attractive addition to the garden, looks good in patio pots and containers and is excellent as a cut flower. ..
Dahlia 'Renato Tosio'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Rhondda'
Rhondda is a Pompon type Dahlia.  It has very pale lilac blooms and is suitable for Exhibition and garden use. ..
Dahlia 'Rhondda'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Rising Sun'
Rising Sun is a Small Cactus Dahlia. Its striking blooms are deep yellow shading to Orange at the tips. A popular variety for beds, borders and for cutting. ..
Dahlia 'Rising Sun'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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