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Dahlia 'Velvet'

Mystic Wonder Dahlia

Dahlia

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These deep red flowers sitting atop black glossy foliage are perfect for adding a splash of colour and flare to any patio container or garden; a compact, sun-loving variety makes it perfect for warmer climates; does not need staking

Description

These deep red flowers sitting atop black glossy foliage are perfect for adding a splash of colour and flare to any patio container or garden; a compact, sun-loving variety makes it perfect for warmer climates; does not need staking

Landscape Attributes

Mystic Wonder Dahlia is an herbaceous perennial with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should be cut back in late fall in preparation for winter. It is a good choice for attracting bees and butterflies to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Mystic Wonder Dahlia is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Border Edging;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Mystic Wonder Dahlia will grow to be about 30 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. As an herbaceous perennial, this plant will usually die back to the crown each winter, and will regrow from the base each spring. Be careful not to disturb the crown in late winter when it may not be readily seen!

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

9b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

30 inches

24 inches

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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