Dahlia 'Crème de Cognac'
Dahlia 'Crème de Cognac'
Dahlia 'Crème de Cognac'
Dahlia 'Crème de Cognac'
Dahlia 'Crème de Cognac'
Dahlia 'Crème de Cognac'
Dahlia 'Crème de Cognac'

Dahlia 'Crème de Cognac'

Dahlia 'Crème de Cognac'

1 tuber — £4.75

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Orders placed until 29 February 2025
You can expect your order in February/March 2025

Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2025
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Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2025
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Description

Settle into a balmy summer evening in the company of this dusky delight, Dahlia 'Crème de Cognac'. Burnished and coppery with a sunset glow, each petal is a blend of pink, peach and tawny-orange with a cheeky dash of berry red on the underside which makes an amazing two-tone contrast. Bold and toasty autumnal hues like this are a big deal in the dahlia world. Not only are the flowers like individual works of art with such fine details, but they also throw in a cosy warmth to a planting scheme.

 This prolific variety treats you to fully double, petal-packed bloom after bloom all through the summer and into autumn, perfect for the garden and a long lasting supply of material for cut flower arrangements. Try planting this one with purple, peach or deep red dahlias or even dark-leaved cannas for a really sizzly colour combo. Or why not create a cocktail corner and invite equally gorgeous Dahlia 'Crème de Cognac'!

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Comes back every year

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • May need winter cover

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Dahlia 'Crème de Cognac'

  • Flower colour

    Orange, red

  • Tuber size

    1

  • Established height

    1-1.2m

  • Established spread

    30-50cm

  • Plant spacing

    5 tubers per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Half hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Large containers
    Borders
    Gravel gardens
    Coastal gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens
    Cut flower gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

  • Orders placed until 29 February 2025
    You can expect your order in February/March 2025

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2025
    You can expect your order in March/April 2025

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2025
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

Dahlias in 60 seconds

Dahlias like full sun and a free-draining soil, and should be lifted and stored in winter, or at least protected with peat or straw. Dahlia flowers can range from 5 to 25cm in diameter and those magnificent larger-flowering dahlias might appreciate a little extra support with canes!

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