(tuber in pot with soil, not yet sprouting)
Lavender with hints of lively blue.
(above description from Dutchbulbs.com)
Botanical Name : Dahlia decorative 'Lilac Time' Ship As : Bare Root Size : NO.1 Lift In Fall: 3-8 Suggested Uses: Borders, Bouquets, Cut Flowers, Showy Flowers, Deer Resistant Flower Color : Purple Flower Form : 6-8" fully double without a central disc Foliage Type : Mid green, pinnate leaves with ovate leaflets Mature Spread : 18 - 24 inches Spacing: 18 - 24 inches Growing Tips Planting Instructions : 2" deep and 18 - 24" apart Soil Moisture : Well drained Will Tolerate : Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil Pruning Instructions : Remove spent flower heads to encourage more blooms and maintain a neat appearance. 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 Special Care :Not needed.
(info from Dutchbulbs.com)