Dinner plate dahlia - Dahlia Sir Alf Ramsey
Dahlia Sir Alf Ramsey produces stunning giant blooms that start lavender pink and fade to pale creamy white nearer the stem. They are produced on strong stems so make fabulous cut flowers for a vase.
- Detailed Specification
Blooms almost the size of footballs - real whoppers and guaranteed to brighten up the garden and horticultural conversation. They are produced on strong stems so make fabulous cut flowers for a vase.
The blooms start lavender pink and fade to pale creamy white nearer the stem.
These huge blooms are often seen on the showbench in your local village hall but will certainly turn heads if used in garden borders and containers where they will continue to flower through to the first frosts. Tubers can be lifted, dried off, stored and re-planted in spring to flower again year after year.
|Short name||Dinner plate dahlia|
|Sub title||Dahlia Sir Alf Ramsey|
|Aspect||Sun / partial shade|
|Awards||Recommended by the National Dahlia Society|
|Drainage||Moisture retentive soil|
|Ease of Care||Easy to care for|
|Flowering Period||Summer / early autumn|
|Hardiness||Hardy but need protection from hard frost or lifting and storing over winter|
|Maturity time||3 months|
|Height & Spread||100cm|
|Rate of growth||Fast|
|Required maintenance||Lift when frost has killed off foliage|
|Season of Interest||Summer - Autumn|
|Sun or Shade||Full Sun|
|Water Requirements||Lots but not waterlogged|
|Where to Plant||Borders|
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