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    Alauna Clair Obscur

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    🚚 Shipping Starts: Sold out for season 2024
    📦 Quantity per Package: 1 Big Tuber

    ☀️ Light Required: Full Sun / Partial Shade
    🌷 Height: 38''
    🌸 Blooming Period: Jul - Sep
    🌱 Bulb Size: I (Top Size)
    Planting Distance: 18''
    Planting Depth: 2''
    📍 Hardiness Zone: Zone 8-10
    🦌 Deer Resistant: No
    💐 Minimum Bulbs for Effect: 2-3
    Alauna Clair Obscur

    About Alauna Clair Obscur

    Dahlia Alauna Clair Obscur is a special Dahlia with two beautiful colors that mix. When it grows, you'll see big, pretty purple with white flowers that stand out. Its large, captivating petals merge rich and delicate hues, creating an exquisite visual delight. Perfect for gardens or bouquets, this dahlia thrives in sunny spots with well-drained soil. This extraordinary dahlia variety is like a beautiful painting come to life, showcasing petals that elegantly merge two distinct shades,

    • Amazing colors: this dahlia has petals that show off two different colors, making it really eye-catching.
    • Big and beautiful: the flowers are large and really pretty, perfect for making gardens or bouquets look extra special.
    • Strong and tough: these flowers like sunny spots and soil that drains well. 
    • Sturdy growth: thriving in full sun and well-drained soil, these bulbs produce sturdy, upright stems, ensuring resilience against the whims of nature.

    How to plant and care for Alauna Clair Obscur

    • Choose a sunny spot with well-draining soil. Plant the tubers about 6-8 inches deep and space them approximately 12-18 inches apart.
    • Keep the soil consistently moist but avoid overwatering to prevent rotting. Water deeply once or twice a week, depending on weather conditions.
    • Stake taller varieties to support the stems and prevent them from bending or breaking due to the weight of the flowers.
    • Remove spent flowers regularly to encourage continuous blooming throughout the season.
    • In colder climates, dig up the tubers before the first frost, let them dry, and store them in a cool, dry place for replanting in the spring.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Alauna Clair Obscur dahlias adapt well to pots and containers, offering flexibility in their cultivation. Opt for a container with a minimum depth of 12 inches to accommodate the tubers' growth. Ensure the container has adequate drainage to prevent waterlogging, using well-draining soil for optimal growth. Plant the tubers about 4 to 6 inches deep, maintaining the orientation with the eye (growth bud) facing upward. Place the pots in a sunny location, water regularly but avoid overwatering, and fertilize periodically during the growing season for vibrant blooms.

    After Alauna Clair Obscur dahlias finish flowering, deadhead the spent blooms regularly. Allow the foliage to wither naturally as the blooming season ends. Once the foliage has completely withered, carefully dig up the tubers, gently remove excess soil, and let them air dry. Store them in a cool, dry place over winter, preferably in peat moss or vermiculite to prevent rot.

    If you live in an area with a milder climate, then you'll be able to leave the Dahlia tubers in the ground. This works for USDA climates zones 8 and up.

    Alauna Clair Obscur dahlias are relatively easy to grow, provided they receive proper care. They thrive in well-draining, fertile soil and require ample sunlight for optimal growth and blooming. Adequate watering, deadheading spent blooms, occasional fertilization, and protection from strong winds can ensure healthy growth and prolific flowering.

    The best time to plant Alauna Clair Obscur dahlia tubers is typically in the spring, after the last frost date in your area. Aim for soil temperatures around 60°F (15°C) for optimal tuber growth. In most regions, this falls around April to early May, allowing the tubers to establish themselves in warmer soil conditions, fostering healthy growth throughout the growing season.

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