Dahlia variabilis 'Double Extreme'
Dahlia 'Double Extreme'
Dahlia variabilis 'Double Extreme' is an extremely attractive dwarf selection, producing a mass of high quality double and semi double flowers in an rich colour mixture, featuring some unique sunset shades. A stunning addition for beds, borders or containers, providing colour throughout the summer. Height: 45-60cm (18-24 inches).
|Botanical name||Dahlia variabilis|
|Common name||Dahlia 'Double Extreme'|
|Flowering time||Summer, Autumn|
|Plant type||Flower Seeds|
|Season of interest||Summer, Autumn|
|Time to maturity||1 - 2 years|
|Ultimate height||0.6m - 1m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Useful/additional information||Sow February to April at 20-25C (68-77F) on the surface of a good free draining, damp seed compost. Apply a fine sprinkling of vermiculite, 6mm (¼ inch) deep. Place in a propagator or seal container inside a polythene bag until after germination which usually takes 7-21 days. Do not exclude light at any stage, as this helps germination. Transplant seedlings, when large enough to handle, into trays or 7.5cm (3 inch) pots. Grow on in cooler conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost, 30cm (12 inches) apart. Prefers a moist, well drained soil in full sun. Flowers summer.|