(tuber in pot with soil, not yet sprouting)
Plan your next feature garden around this striking powder-puff dahlia and watch as your clients ooh and aah over its gorgeous flower form and fresh color palette. Bon Odori is a wonderful new variety that boasts plenty of 4" anemone-type blooms of icy white accented with rich red streaks that surround the white centers. It's a highly visual pattern that only intensifies when Bon Odori is planted in groups of three, five, or more. Try them in presentation beds, mixed cutting gardens or as a border planting near an entrance or sidewalk. These unique ornamental dahlias are fast-growing and quite showy. Be sure to order plenty, as they will quickly become a customer favorite for summer.
(above description from Dutchbulbs.com)
Botanical Name : Dahlia 'Bon Odori' Ship As : Bare Root Size : NO.1 Lift In Fall: 3-8 Suggested Uses: Borders, Bouquets, Cut Flowers, Showy Flowers, Deer Resistant Flower Color : Red, White Flower Form : 4", powder-puff or anemone type flowers Foliage Type : Mid green pinnate leaves with oval leaflets Mature Spread : 24 - 30 inches Spacing: 24 - 30 inches Growing Tips Planting Instructions : 2" deep and 24 to 30" apart Soil Moisture : Well drained Will Tolerate : Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil Pruning Instructions : Remove spent flowers for a clean look and more, new flowers over a longer period. Winter Care : Dahlias are not hardy. Dig the tubers in fall and store in dry peatmoss in a cool, dry and frost free location. Dry tubers for a few days (preferably outside) before storing! Planting Depth :2" deep Watering Requirements :Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater Fertilization Requirements :Once per year in late spring to early summer Special Care :Not needed
(info from Dutchbulbs.com)