Dahlia- Watermelon (Tuber)
- Giant cactus type
- Huge watermelon coloured flowers with an apricot blush
- Pot tuber
A giant cactus dahlia with watermelon coloured flowers with an apricot blush at the base of the petals. Flowers measure up to 20cm across. Plants are perennial and flower prolifically from summer to autumn. Use in borders or beds or as an excellent cut flower. Also known as 'French Watermelon'.
Cactus dahlias have fully double flowers with narrow rolled petals that taper towards the tip. The flowers vary in size; large flowers may require staking.
Dahlia tubers are the swollen roots of dahlia plants that are dug up, divided and sold bare rooted (without soil). This is a pot grown tuber that is sold as a small clump of tubers connected by a stem.
Product code: Z-DAH-86
Best Months to Plant
Quick Planting Guide
|Season||Spring and early summer|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle||Frost Tender Perennial|
|Position||Full or part sun, moist well drained soil|
|Days Until Maturity||90-120 days|
*Notes: Protect from slugs and snails. Deadhead to prolong flowering. May require staking.
How To Grow
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