Dahlia ‘Lady Darlene’, Decorative
Typically available from late winter to spring. Check with your local store for current availability.
Decorative Dahlia with broad, flat-tipped, buttery-yellow petals with contrasting red tips. Huge blooms, up 10 inches wide, top sturdy stems from midsummer until frost. Excellent cutting flower!
Plant with Iris
- Landscape Size: 2'-3' tall, 1'-2' width
- Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
- Water Needs: Moderate
- Sunset Zone: 1-24
- Growth Habit: Upright
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Attributes: Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers, Attracts Butterflies
These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions.
Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.
Green Thumb Guide
Plant bulbs in well draining soil along with a sprinkle bulb fertilizer. Should be planted 5"-6" deep at a rate of about 6 bulbs per square foot. Deadhead spent flowers to encourage new blooms. Cut foliage back after it turns yellow. Bulbs can either be left to spread naturally or dug up and divided by hand. Store bulbs in a dark, dry, cool place until ready for planting.calla-lily-escape,asiatic-lily-purple-dream,ebstone-organics-bulbfood,lattice-planter