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Dahlia ‘Dahlegria Red’


Item release date 20 June 2024.
£20.00 £16.00
Great for wildlife
June - October
100cm x 100cm
Attracts Wildlife
Tender Perennial
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On our nursery, we love Dahlia ‘Dahlegria Red’ for its striking red blooms that stand out against its unique dark foliage. The Dahlegria series is known for its vibrant flowers and contrasting leaves, making it a standout choice. This variety is excellent for cut flowers and holds the RHS Plants for Pollinators award. ‘Dahlegria Red’ looks stunning in sunny borders, containers, and as a garden focal point.

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This dahlia variety grows to a moderate height and has a bushy growth habit, producing an abundance of blooms throughout the growing season. Dahlia Dahlegria Red is a versatile plant that can be used in various garden settings. It works well as a focal point in a garden bed or as part of mixed borders, where its vibrant red blooms create a stunning contrast against other plants. The flowers are also a popular choice for cut flower arrangements, adding a touch of drama and elegance to floral displays.
With its bold red blooms and captivating presence, Dahlia Dahlegria Red is a favourite among Dahlia enthusiasts and gardeners looking to make a bold statement.  

Planting Conditions

Choose a well-draining location in your garden that receives at least six hours of direct sunlight each day. Prepare the soil by adding organic matter, such as compost, to improve its fertility and drainage.

Watering & Feeding

Water the Dahlia regularly, aiming to keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Provide deep watering sessions to ensure the moisture reaches the roots. During hot and dry periods, increase the frequency of watering to prevent the soil from drying out completely. Avoid overhead watering, as wet foliage can lead to diseases.

General Care

Pinch off the top growth of the young plants when they reach about 12 inches in height. This encourages branching and a bushier growth habit. Deadhead faded blooms regularly to promote continuous blooming. In late fall, after the first frost, cut back the foliage to about 4 to 6 inches above ground level.