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 'Dark Spirit'
Dark Spirit is a Miniature Decorative Dahlia.  This reliable plant has dark well-formed flowers that are suitable for garden use, on the patio in pots and as cut flowers. ..
Dahlia 'Dark Spirit'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Dave's Choice'
Dave's Choice is a Miniature Ball dahlia.  It has a white flower with a lavender blush.  This attractive cultivar, introduced in 2007, is suitable for Exhibition, for the garden, in patio pots and as cut flowers. ..
Dahlia 'Dave's Choice'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'David Howard'
David Howard is a Miniature Decorative type dahlia.  With its fully double orange flowers and dark bronze foliage it is one of the most well-known and popular varieties and has been awarded the 'RHS Award of Garden Merit'.  It is a versatile variety that is suitable for use in 'hot' borders, in patio pots and is excellent as cut flowers. ..
Dahlia 'David Howard'
Quantity: 1 Tuber
Price £4.95
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Dahlia 'David Howard'
David Howard is a Miniature Decorative type dahlia.  With its fully double orange flowers and dark bronze foliage it is one of the most well-known and popular varieties and has been awarded the 'RHS Award of Garden Merit'.  It is a versatile variety that is suitable for use in 'hot' borders, in patio pots and is excellent as cut flowers. ..
Dahlia 'David Howard'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Dilys Ayling'
Dilys Ayling is a Collerette type Dahlia.  It has deep red outer florets with a pink collar shading to white at the tips and a gold disk.  Its rich colour enhances the border and is attractive in pots and containers and as cut flowers.  Its open flowers are attractive to pollinators.  ..
Dahlia 'Dilys Ayling'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Don Hill'
Don Hill is a Collerette type Dahlia with a deep burgundy red flower and slightly lighter collar with petals that are tipped with white surrounding a golden yellow disc.  It is an excellent all-round plant that is attractive to pollinators and has been awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit. ..
Dahlia 'Don Hill'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Don Hill'
Don Hill is a Collarette type Dahlia with a deep burgundy red flower and slightly lighter collar with petals that are tipped with white surrounding a golden yellow disc.  It is an excellent all-round plant that is attractive to pollinators and has been awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit. ..
Dahlia 'Don Hill'
Quantity: 1 Tuber
Price £4.95
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Dahlia 'Dorothy Rose'
Dorothy Rose is a Small Decorative Dahlia. This robust cultivar has lovely deep purplish pink flowers.  With its rich green foliage and good straight stems it is an excellent garden variety and an outstanding cut flower. ..
Dahlia 'Dorothy Rose'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Eastwood Moonlight'
Eastwood Moonlight is a Medium Semi-cactus.  It has excellent yellow blooms suitable for exhibition. ..
Dahlia 'Eastwood Moonlight'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Edinburgh'
Edinburgh is a Small Decorative Dahlia.  This established bi-colour variety has flowers with claret coloured petals tipped with white.  It is a reliable performer at home in the border and in pots on the patio.  It makes a striking vase of cut flowers. ..
Dahlia 'Edinburgh'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Edwin's Sunset'
Edwin's Sunset is a lovely red Waterlily type Dahlia.  It is an all-round variety whose excellence has been recognised by the RHS Award of Garden Merit.  Its glows in the border, shines on the patio, brightens any room and is suitable for exhibition. ..
Dahlia 'Edwin's Sunset'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Elma E'
Elma E is a Large Decorative Dahlia.  Its purple pink blooms stand out against its mid-green foliage.  A popular variety for exhibition. ..
Dahlia 'Elma E'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Embrace'
Embrace is a Small Cactus Dahlia.  Its exquisite pale orange blooms stand out against its mid-green foliage.  It looks good in the border, on the patio and as cut flowers for exhibition. ..
Dahlia 'Embrace'
Quantity: 1 Tuber
Price £4.95
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Dahlia 'Embrace'
Embrace is a Small Cactus Dahlia.  Its exquisite pale orange blooms stand out against its mid-green foliage.  It looks good in the border, on the patio and as cut flowers for exhibition. ..
Dahlia 'Embrace'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Emma's Coronet'
Emma's Coronet is a Miniature Decorative Dahlia.  Its flowers are a delicate pink with a white blush.  Immaculate in form it is ideal for exhibitors and for gardeners in the border or in patio pots.  It also makes an excellent cut flower. ..
Dahlia 'Emma's Coronet'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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Dahlia 'Fairway Spur'
Fairway Spur is a Giant Decorative Dahlia.  This impressive cultivar has striking orange pink flower heads that stand out in the border or on the patio in large pots and produce magnificent cut flowers. ..
Dahlia 'Fairway Spur'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £5.25
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