Dahlia Smokey is a stunning variety, producing very large flowerheads from mid-summer right through til Autumn. It's colour is predominantly white, but is streaked and flecked with a dark-pink throughout its petals, will be sure to attract a lot of attention in your garden. This is a real unsurpassed beauty. Highly recommended! Will grow to a max height of around 110cms, perfect for the border where it can provide structure and Dahlia's are renowned for their excellent cut flowers.
Supplied as a single tuber. Best time to plant is in April. To plant them, dig a hole at least 20-30cm square and around 20-30cm deep for each one. Cover the base of the hole with 10cms of compost, or manure and give it a good dousing with a full watering can and then plant the dahlia at a depth of 15-20cms. It will need to be lifted in winter - once the foliage dies back simply dig it up and store in a cool, frost free location.
IF ORDERING EARLY, PLEASE NOTE THAT WE SHIP THIS ITEM BETWEEN MARCH & THE END OF APRIL TO ENSURE IT ARRIVES IN PRISTINE CONDITION, AT THE IDEAL PLANTING TIME.