Dahlia 'Wizard of Oz'

1 tuber £3.99
available to order from winter 2020
Quantity 1 Plus Minus
Buy Dahlia 'Wizard of Oz' ball dahlia tuber: Soft, silky colouring

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

    Soft pink, pom-pom shaped flowers appear in profusion above the lush green foliage from midsummer to the onset of the frosty weather. Their colouring makes them easy to mix and they look particularly effective with other pastel shades - or for a bit of added oomph, blend in some strong pink tones. The flowers last well after being cut and look exceptionall pretty in the vase.

  • 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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Eventual height & spread

Excellent, beautiful flowers that were prolific

5

Excellent cut flower

Allotment queen

Wolverhampton

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I would buy this product again

4

Lovely dahlia for the garden although colour varies between tubers

Jo

Lincs

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A little Gem!

5

This dahlia is a great pom pom style - it doesnt form large balls that are great in the vase, and it has very short lived blooms but they are prolific! it worked great at the front of my mixed dahlia boarder and withstood high winds with little staking. Id say for a good display you need a few for high impact

DahliaBen

Newcastle under lyme

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CUP CAKE GORGEOUS!

5

This was my favourite dahlia last year. The flowers are the sweetest icing sugar pink you can imagine and the plant was strong and healthy and bloomed non-stop. Highly recommended for anyone who loves flowers that make them smile - exquisite.

Tiny gardener

Somerset

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Pompon dahlia

5

Very pretty salmon colour, good flowering and vase life. Front of border or pot

Baby

London

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