DAHLIA potted tuber - Otto's Thrill

DAHLIA potted tuber - Otto's Thrill


(tuber in pot with soil, not yet sprouting) 

Salmon-rose pink.

(above description from Dutchbulbs.com)

  • Planting tips

    Botanical Name : Dahlia 'Otto's Thrill' Ship As : Bare Root Size : NO.1 Lift In Fall: 3-8 Suggested Uses: Borders, Bouquets, Cut Flowers, Showy Flowers, Deer Resistant Flower Color : Pink Flower Form : 10" fully double flowers 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)