Dahlia 'Glory of Heemstede'

Dahlia 'Glory of Heemstede'

1 tuber — £4.55

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Description

This soft and pretty Dahlia can indeed be the glory of the homestead when it blossoms between June and September. Dahlia 'Glory of Heemstede' is a clean and fresh dahlia, its large sulphur yellow petals providing a light and almost translucent glow in borders, beds, containers or patio pots. It will also make an excellent cut flower for a cheerful display indoors!

Dahlia 'Glory of Heemstede' is a waterlily dahlia with a definite centre petal ball served on a bed of flattened petals reminiscent of a waterlily. Its flowers fall in the medium-sized range. You will not regret including this beauty in your garden if you haven’t already done so.

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Comes back every year

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Low maintenance

  • RHS Award (AGM)

  • May need winter cover

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Dahlia 'Glory of Heemstede'

  • Flower colour

    Yellow

  • Tuber size

    1

  • Established height

    1.2-1.5m

  • 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

  • RHS Award (AGM)

    Yes

  • 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

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