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Dahlia Dahlegria Sunset


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Great for wildlife
July - September
60cm x 40cm
Attracts Wildlife
Tender Perennial
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Dahlia Dahlegria Sunset is a breathtaking flower that showcases the captivating beauty of a setting sun in the form of vibrant petals. This exquisite dahlia variety features a mesmerizing blend of warm and fiery colours, reminiscent of the stunning hues that paint the sky during sunset. The petals range from rich oranges and deep reds to soft pinks and purples, creating a stunning gradient effect that evokes a sense of warmth and tranquillity. Each petal is delicately layered, adding a sense of depth and dimension to the flower’s overall appearance.


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The size of the blooms is impressive, with large and robust petals that open up to reveal their intricate beauty. Dahlia Dahlegria Sunset demands attention with its majestic presence and becomes a focal point in any garden or floral arrangement. Its sturdy stems provide excellent support, allowing the blossoms to stand tall and proud, showcasing their magnificence. The captivating allure of Dahlia Dahlegria Sunset extends beyond its visual appeal. The flower symbolizes the peaceful transition from day to night, embodying a sense of calmness and tranquillity. Its presence in a garden or floral arrangement creates a serene atmosphere and invites moments of reflection and appreciation for the beauty of nature. This dahlia variety thrives in well-drained soil and flourishes under the full sun, making it an ideal choice for both experienced gardeners and enthusiasts. Its hardiness and resilience make it suitable for various climates, allowing the Dahlia Dahlegria Sunset to grace gardens around the world with its stunning display.    

Planting Conditions

Find a sunny spot in the border or position your pot in the sun. The soil should be well-drained and fertile, enriched with organic matter to promote healthy growth. It is important to choose a spot in the garden that is protected from strong winds, as the tall stems of Dahlia Dahlegria Sunset can be susceptible to breakage.

Watering & Feeding

Add granular feed to the compost and, once you have planted your Dahlia, water regularly to establish. Make sure to direct your can or hose to the bottom of the plant and really soak it down to the roots.

General Care

If your Dahlia has large flowers you may need to put stakes in the ground, one per stem and tie the stems to the posts to support the weight of the flower.  As the flowers fade, cut back the stems to a leaf joint, as this will encourage the plant to keep producing new buds. At the end of the season you can leave the Dahlia tuber in the ground if they are planted in a very free draining position and you live in a warmer part of the UK. You will need to cover it with at least 6 inches of mulch, for example bark chippings. You can also dig the tuber up, shake off the excess soil and place it in a dark, dry and cool place for the winter. Surround it with dry material like sand and replant it in the ground once there is no risk of frost in the next spring.