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    Seattle

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

    Specifications
    ☀️ Light Required: Full Sun / Partial Shade
    🌷 Height: 32-38"
    🌸 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
    Seattle

    About Seattle

    Dahlia Seattle: get ready for a stunning addition to your garden! This beautiful flower is known for its vibrant colors and large blooms, making it a perfect choice for any gardener. This Dinnerplate Dahlia features huge and magnificent golden yellow flowers with white tips. 

    • Vibrant colors and large blooms
    • Easy to grow and maintain
    • Perfect for any gardener, from beginner to experienced
    • High-quality, healthy tubers
    • Has impressive fully double flowers up to 6-8 inches wide

    How to care for Seattle

    • To plant your Dahlia Seattle, simply find a sunny spot in your garden and dig a hole that is twice the size of the tuber. 
    • Place the tuber in the hole with the pointy side facing up, and cover it with soil. 
    • Water well and continue to water regularly until established.
    • Make sure to keep the soil consistently moist and fertilize regularly. 
    • Deadhead the flowers to encourage continued blooming. 
    • In the fall, cut back the stems to the ground and dig up the tubers to store for the winter.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The best time to plant Seattle dahlias in northern regions is in late spring, typically in mid-May. This allows for the soil to warm up and for the plants to establish roots before the summer heat sets in. If you do live in an area with mild winters, such as in USDA climate zone 8 or higher, then you can plant Seattle dahlias earlier in Spring. You can even leave them year-round in the ground.

    It's important to choose a location with full sun exposure and well-draining soil, as dahlias prefer a warm and dry environment.

    Once planted, dahlias should be watered regularly and fertilized every few weeks to promote healthy growth and vibrant blooms. By planting dahlias in the spring, you can enjoy their beautiful flowers throughout the summer and into the fall.

    Seattle dahlias can be planted in the spring after the danger of frost has passed. They prefer well-draining soil with a pH of 6.0 to 7.5 and full sun exposure.

    Before planting, prepare the soil by adding compost and organic matter. Plant the tubers 4-5 inches deep and 18-24 inches apart, with the "eyes" facing up. Water the tubers thoroughly after planting and keep the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged.

    Stake the plants when they are about 12 inches tall to support the stems and prevent them from bending or breaking. Dahlias benefit from regular fertilization throughout the growing season to encourage strong growth and vibrant blooms.

    The height of a Seattle dahlia can vary depending on the specific variety of the plant, as well as its growing conditions. Generally speaking, however, Seattle dahlias can grow to be between 3 and 5 feet tall. Some tubers may grow a little biter taller than this, while others may stay shorter.

    It's also worth noting that Seattle dahlias typically require full sun, well-drained soil, and regular watering to thrive. By planting Seattle dahlias the right way, and providing the right growing conditions, you can enjoy beautiful, towering dahlias in your summer garden.

    Yes, it is recommended to dig up Seattle dahlias before winter to protect them from cold temperatures and frost. Dahlia tubers are not frost-hardy and can be damaged or killed by freezing temperatures.

    By digging up the tubers and storing them in a cool, dry place, you can ensure their survival and healthy growth in the following season.
    It is recommended to wait until after the first frost to dig up the tubers, as this will signal the plant to begin storing energy in the tubers. After digging up the tubers, they should be cleaned, dried, and stored in a cool, dry place until planting season.

    If you live in a warmer area, such as in USDA climate zone 8 or higher, you can leave your Seattle dahlias year-round in the ground.

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