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Dahlia 'Lilac Bull'- 5 Tubers

Dahlia 'Lilac Bull'- 5 Tubers
Price:  £7.00

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Plant Family: Asteraceae

Size/Qty:  5 Tubers
Useful for:  Cut Flower
Planting Style:  cottage
Season of Interest:  Late summer
Position/ Situation:  Herbaceous Border
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Purple
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Upright
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Rabbit Resistant Plants
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus

This decorative Dahlia has rich, deep lilac-purple flowers, darkening towards the yellow centre. The flowers are medium sized reaching approximately 10cm across. For contrast try with orange or yellow or, for a more harmonious scheme, pinks, purples or deep reds. Flowers from June-September, height 90cm

Dahlias are spectacular plants which add height and drama to the garden in late summer. Their flowers come in various forms, sizes and a huge array of colours. They like a fertile, well drained soil and reasonable moisture levels, just not too dry. They also prefer lots of sun. They are tuberous plants and the fleshy tubers can be prone to frost damage so in cold areas it is often advisable to lift them after the first frost has knocked back the foliage and store the tubers somewhere frost free over winter. Plant out again in the spring. If you live in a milder part of the UK and your soil is free draining you may be able to get away with just applying a good thick mulch. Many Dahlias grow to 3-5ft tall so it is a very good idea to place some plant supports around them before they get too tall this will support the growth saving you the job of trying to stake them after the fact

Mainland UK  £6.99 Bulbs/Tubers/ Bare root (UK) £3.99
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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category (Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: 9cm or 1 litre
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 2 or 3 litre (occasionally 1.5 litre)
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall

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