Cultural Requirements

  • Fertile, free draining soil
  • Add Organic Compost and General Garden Food 150gm/m²
  • Full sun to light shade
  • Keep well watered during hotter months -do not let dry out
  • Plant with base of tuber at a depth of 15-20cm
  • Taller growing varieties will need staking - do this at planting time to avoid damaging tuber
  • For large blooms, disbud by removing all flower buds except those at tip of each shoot


  • With new releases, Dahlias are having a resurgence of popularity
  • Many small growing varieties are suitable for pots
  • Full colour range available