Dahlia Summer 'Mignon Purple Shades' (Dahlia Variablis) - Pretty annual flowers reaching 35-45cm (13-17in) wide. Very popular for their easy growing habitat and bright, showy appearance. Sets 5-7cm (1.9-2.7in) wide, vivid purple flowers with bright yellow middle part. Looks especially beautiful in pots, balconies, flower gardens grown alone or in groups with other flowers. Cold sensitive.
Growing: Year round in tropical/warm climates; in temperate climates - early spring, indoors, 6-8 weeks prior the danger of last frost is gone or direct seeding after the danger of last frost is gone an soil reaches 60F (+15C). Soil: Rich, well-drained, fertile soil with a pH 6.5-7. Sowing depth: 0.4in (1cm) deep. Spacing: 9-12in (22-30cm) apart. Light: full sun and location protected from winds. Best if they get 6-8 h of direct sunlight. Best is morning sun. Watering: moderate. Fertilizing: use low-nitrogen liquid fertilizer (5-10-10 or 10-20-20). Fertilize after sprouting and then every 3-4 weeks from mid-summer until early autumn. Do not over fertilize, as it causes small/no blooms and root rot.
All our seeds are NON GMO, Untreated, 100% Natural & Fresh, Free From Harsh Chemicals & Destructive Compounds. We carefully select the seeds only from trusted suppliers to meet the highest requirements of quality and pack them in individual hermetically sealed bags for protection against moisture, light, temp. changes and much longer viability.
Contains 90-110 seeds.