Dinner plate dahlia - Dahlia Sir Alf Ramsey (1 bulb)

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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.

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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.

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Short name Dinner plate dahlia (1 bulb)
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
Evergreen/Deciduous Deciduous
Exposure Not exposed
Flowering Period Summer / early autumn
Flower Colour Mauve
Foliage colour Green
Habit Bushy
Hardiness Hardy but need protection from hard frost or lifting and storing over winter
Maturity time 3 months
pH Any
Plant Size Bulbs
Plant Type Herbaceous
Height & Spread 100cm
Rate of growth Fast
Required maintenance Lift when frost has killed off foliage
Season of Interest Summer - Autumn
Soil Type Fertile
Sun or Shade Full Sun
Water Requirements Lots but not waterlogged
Where to Plant Borders
Product Type Bulbs

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