Dahlia (Dahlia Variabilis Diablo mix) 70 seeds (#1960)
Favorite flower for the cottage gardens, borders, containers.
"Diablo" - bright mix of semi double large flowers in lovely of orange, lilac, lavender, scarlet, white, yellow and crimson in contrast with the dark bronze green foliage.
Starts flowering in 6-8 weeks after germination and flowering all season long till the first frost.
Approximately 70 seeds in 1g packet.
Genus - Dahlia
Species - Variabilis
Variety - Diablo mix
Common name - Dahlia
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 4 - 9
Height - 0,40 - 0,50 m
Spread - 0,50 m
Plant type - Annual Flower
Exposure - Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Acid, neutral, alkaline
Soil type - Fertile, moist, well drained
Water requirements - Average, high
Landscape uses - Borders, pots
Bloom season - June - September
Leaf / Flower color - Bronze green / Orange, lilac, lavender, scarlet, white, yellow, crimso
Sow indoors from February to April in trays of seed compost.
Sow thinly, cover with 5 mm of compost, firm gently and keep moist. Cover with glass, polythene or propagator lid.
Keep at +15-+20C. Germination within 14-28 days.
Remove the cover then seedlings appear.Transplant singly into pots when large enough.