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    Striped Vulcan

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

    ☀️ Light Required: Full Sun / Partial Shade
    🌷 Height: 45-50"
    🌸 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
    Striped Vulcan

    About Striped Vulcan

    Introduce your garden to the vibrant and unique Dahlia Striped Vulcan. With its striking striped petals, this dahlia will add a bold pop of color to any garden.

    • Vibrant striped petals
    • Beautiful yellow with flamed red
    • Unique and eye-catching
    • Adds a bold pop of color to any garden
    • Perfect for cut flowers
    • Easy to grow and care for
    • Has perfectly shaped 10" flowers

    How to care for Striped Vulcan

    • Choose a sunny spot in well-drained soil
    • Plant the tuber with the "eye" facing upward, about 4-5 inches deep
    • Water well and keep the soil consistently moist until sprouts appear
    • Once established, water only during dry spells
    • Deadhead spent blooms to encourage reblooming
    • Stake taller varieties to prevent falling over
    • Fertilize every 2-4 weeks during the growing season

    Frequently Asked Questions

    To plant Striped Vulcan Dahlias, you should choose a sunny location with well-draining soil.

    • Plant the tubers 4-5 inches deep and 18-24 inches apart, with the pointed end facing up.
    • Water the soil thoroughly after planting, and keep it consistently moist but not waterlogged.
    • Once the plants have emerged, add a layer of mulch to help retain moisture and suppress weeds.
    • Fertilize with a balanced fertilizer every 2-4 weeks throughout the growing season.
    • Pinch back the tips of the plants when they are 12-18 inches tall to encourage bushier growth and more flowers.

    Striped Vulcan Dahlias bloom in late summer and fall and can be enjoyed in the garden or as cut flowers.

    It is generally recommended to soak dahlias, including Striped Vulcan dahlias, before planting to help improve their chances of germination and growth.
    Soaking the tubers in water for a few hours or overnight can help rehydrate them and activate their growth processes. This can also help to soften any tough outer layers on the tubers, making it easier for the emerging shoots to break through.

    However, it's important not to soak the tubers for too long, as they can become waterlogged and rot. Soaking for a few hours before planting is generally sufficient, but be sure to plant the tubers in well-drained soil to avoid waterlogging.

    This depends on several factors, like the climate in your living area, what month of the year it is, the weather conditions, etc. Dahlias in general are not winter hardy in colder regions, therefore they need to be planted when the last frost date has passed. In most regions, this is typically in May.

    If you live in an area with a warmer climate, such as USDA zone 8 or higher, then you can plant them already early in spring.

    However, in both climate regions, it's important to ensure that the soil is well-draining, fertile, and moist, as dahlias prefer slightly acidic to neutral soil pH. Before planting, prepare the soil by adding compost or organic matter to improve its fertility and drainage.

    Plant the tubers at a depth of around 5-6 inches, and water them well after planting. With proper care and maintenance, Striped Vulcan dahlias can grow and bloom beautifully in the ground.

    To keep Striped Vulcan dahlias blooming, you should provide them with the right growing conditions, and plant them after the last frost date. These dahlias prefer full sun and well-draining soil. Ensure that you water them regularly, but avoid overwatering as it can cause the roots to rot.

    Deadhead the spent blooms regularly to encourage the production of new flowers. Additionally, you can fertilize the dahlias every few weeks with a balanced fertilizer to promote healthy growth and blooming. Finally, protect them from pests and diseases, which can hinder their growth and cause damage to the flowers.

    With proper care and attention, your Striped Vulcan dahlias will thrive and produce beautiful blooms throughout the growing season.

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