Dahlia Shaggy Chic is a fimbriated decorative dahlia which grows up to 100cm tall. Flowers of coral pink with a suffused yellow centre make this a stunning addition to the garden.
Plant outside: From Late March on wards, when the signs of frost have passed the dahlia tuber can be planted outside. Plant tubers into well prepared soils in late March to April. Soils should be cultivated to a depth of 20cms to allow good root development. Plant tubers in fertile soils with 5cms of soil above the top of the tuber. Protect early growth from slugs and snails and remove dead heads during the flowering season to get the best from them. Regularly feed during the growing season with foods such as are well rotted manures, Tomato feed and bone meal will provide food for continued flowering.
For further growing instructions visit tims tips/dahlias on you tube. Use Dinner plate dahlias for cut flower gardens as well as providing a mass of colour in the garden.
Ideal for Cut Flower and companion planting with lilies.
Flowering Height: 5 feet (120-150cm)
Flowering period: July to first frosts
Soil type: Free draining humus rich soils
Aspect: Semi shade to full sun
Planting distance: 1m between dahlia plants
Planting depth: A depth of 5cms above the top of the tuber.
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