Dahlia 'David Howard'

2 litre pot £17.99
available to order from summer
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Buy Dahlia 'David Howard' decorative dahlia: Delicious apricot-orange flowers

This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, humus-rich soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to October
  • Hardiness: half hardy

    This miniature, decorative-type dahlia will happily grow at the front of a sheltered border or in a large patio pot. Flourishing in fertile, humus-rich soil, the fully double, soft burnt-orange flowers and dramatic, dark purple-bronze leaves are perfect for an exotic-type border or hot planting scheme.

  • Garden care: Provide a high-nitrogen liquid feed each week in June, then a high-potash fertiliser each week from July to September. Once the first frosts have blackened the foliage carefully lift and clean the tubers and allow them to dry naturally indoors. Place the dry tubers in a shallow tray, just covered with slightly moist potting compost, sand or vermiculite. Store in a frost-free place, checking frequently over the winter months.

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Beautiful Dahlia arrived in fine condition and thrived


Lovely colour and nice and vigorous




Interesting and colourful


As above


North wales


Show stopper


I was absolutely delighted with my David Howard dahlias, they arrived in excellent condition and provided a marvellous show all summer up to November.i have recommended your service to all my gardening friends.



Stunning flowers that keep repeating


A gorgeous dahlia that keeps on flowering, this year continuing even after the first frosts. We lifted them anyway to preserve our precious stock. We plant ours next to vibrant pink Rosa Princess Anne and a purple Erysimum 'Bowles Mauve' - eye popping colour into late autumn!




I would highly recommend


I bought this dahlia in late 2012 and didn't see it bloom but the foliage was fantastic, I left it to die back and then placed it in a unheated greenhouse and to my shame only discovered it by accident re growing in late May 2013. I planted it out with Fuchsia Annabel and a purple lavender and it is fantastic. Although the lavender has been over shadowed by the other two this dahlia David Howard is a must for any pot/borderon its own.Fingers crossed I can abandon it again this year and re discover it next year in the same wonderful condition, go on give it a try.


Uckfield East Sussex



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