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Dahlia 'Wittemans Best' | 3L Pot

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PL923410
Add colour to borders Perfect for bouquets Stands out tall and proud
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A unique Dahlia variety, wonderful for introducing some reds into a planting scheme

If you are seeking to add some drama to your garden, then 'Wittemans Best' will prove the perfect perennial. From July to the first frosts, spiky, scarlet red blooms will adorn your outdoor space with their striking shape and fiery colours.

The tall, slender stems of this variety makes the flowers very well suited for indoor displays too. Why not plant towards the back of a border or cut flower patch?

Planting Tip

Plant towards the back of a border for a beautiful focal point!
  • Fresh from the Nursery 
  • Our perennials and alpines are dispatched directly from expert growers, based in England. There is no sitting around in garden centers or fulfillment centres, so you rest assured that your plant will arrive fresh, healthy and in perfect condition.
  • Perfect for Beginner Gardeners
  • Good for the Back of a Border
  • Makes Lovely Cut Flowers
  • Abundant Scarlet Red Petals

Please see our below guidance on your perennial or alpine's care:

Watering: During your perennial or alpine's first growing season, you should provide them with frequent waterings. Try to also avoid wetting the foliage to reduce the risk of disease.

Deadheading: To promote a long flowering period, you should deadhead any flowers that appear spent. Simply rescind each flower at their base, taking care to not cut other parts of the plant.

Dividing: To really flourish, your perennials can be divided every three to four years. They can be divided when they begin to show less flowers, or appear less healthy in the middle. Make sure to only do so when they aren't currently flowering.

Please note: Herbaceous perennials can die back in winter, so don't be alarmed if this happens and instead look forward to spring!

Our herbaceous plants are lovingly grown by our trusted nursery, based in England. Each flourishing plant will be dispatched directly to your home.

Please note, your potted plant may not display flowers as soon as it arrives. However, the 'flowering period' box (detailed above), indicates when you can expect flowers to form. Many of our herbaceous perennials also die back in winter, so will have little growth in spring, but grow quickly once sunlight hours improve.

Packaging

Sustainability is one of our priorities, and as such, our perennials and alpines are delivered in environmentally friendly packaging. Aside from being recyclable, they will keep them nice and secure on their journey.

More Information
Common Name Dahlia
Flower Colour Red
Flowering Month July, August, September, October
Is Collection/Mix? No
Needs Ericaceous Compost? No
Type Dahlia
Eventual Height 0.3m-0.6m
Eventual Spread 1m-2m
Foliage Colour Green
Supplied As 3L Pot
Supplied As 2L-3L Pot
Type Bedding Plants, Perennial Plants
Latin Name Dahlia
Location Border
Special Offers 20% off Perennials
Shop By Category Perennial Plants
Perennials A - D Dahlia

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