Dahlia 'New Baby'

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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, humus-rich soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to September
  • Hardiness: half hardy (may need winter protection)

    This wonderful dahlia makes a wonderful contrast for rich plums and purples, but will also settle effortlessly into a hot-themed border. The flowerheads shape will help add textural interest to the border, while their colour, which intensifies as they mature, will give months of pleasure.

  • Garden care: Dahlia tubers can be planted outside after frost, or started off in pots under glass in late winter to early spring. Plant them horizontally approximately 12cm deep, making sure the ‘eyes’ are uppermost. Allow enough room between each tuber so the plants can grow and spread to their full size without being over-crowded. While in growth, provide a high-nitrogen liquid feed each week in June, then a high-potash fertiliser each week from July to September. Stake with canes or brushwood if it becomes necessary. In mild areas, leave them in situ over winter, but protect the crown with a generous layer of dry mulch. In colder areas, carefully lift and clean the tubers once the first frosts have blackened the foliage and allow them to dry naturally indoors. Then place the dry tubers in a shallow tray, just covered with slightly moist potting compost, sand or vermiculite and store in a frost-free place until planting out again.

  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs
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I would recommend this dahlia

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Beautiful dahlia that produced loads of blooms all through the summer

Molly Moo

Surrey

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A little Bobby Dazzler

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This is my all time favourite Dahlia. I am not normally a lover of orange, but it brightens up my red and plum borders no end. It is always the first to flower and requires little attention. It is covered in little orange/fire red pompous from July until frosts, and is also beautiful as a cut flower. Literally stands out in the borders and just puts a smile on my face.

Rosa

Northampton

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