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Characteristics: Tuberous perennial 40-60 cm
Seeds per packet: Aprrox 30
A compact Dahlia Early Bird Mix produces a stunning mix of brightly coloured single, semi double and blooms throughout summer until autumn.
Grows 40-60 cm in height making it ideal for containers, borders or garden beds. A superb dwarf strain and well worth growing.
Tropical: Winter & Spring
Temperate: Spring to Early Summer
Cold: Spring to Early Summer
Sow: Sow 12mm deep.
For best results sow direct in growing position.
Germination: 14-28 days
Plant space: 50cm
Flowering: 14-16 weeks
Remove spent flowers to encourage dense growth and new flowers.
Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.
Adaptable to most well-drained garden soils in a sunny position. Preforms best in sandier soils, lighten heavy clay soils by adding sand.