Dahlia 'Hapet Frambo'
Dahlia 'Hapet Frambo'
Dahlia 'Hapet Frambo'

Dahlia 'Hapet Frambo'

Dahlia 'Hapet Frambo'

1 tuber — £2.73

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Description

The superb Dahlia ‘Hapet Frambo’ is not often seen for sale, but it will be a stunning addition to any garden. In trials it has stood out from fields of hundreds, due to its impressive, vivid raspberry-pink colouring. A medium-height pompon dahlia, it is well-suited to a point mid-way in a border. The flowers hold up well on their strong stems, even in quite windy conditions. These strong stems also mean that Dahlia ‘Hapet Frambo’ is a very good variety to use for cut flowers. The perky little ball-shaped flowers are perfect for cutting and arranging, and they last a long time in waterthe strong stems prevent the blooms from drooping prematurely. 

This is a flower that looks good on its own, but really comes alive when matched with contrasting whites and pale pinks. It also looks luxurious when grown with reds and purples, to give a hot border extra oomph! 

Pompon dahlias, as their name suggests, have pompon-like flowers—the petals curve inwards to create stunning, intricate blooms up to 5cm across. For best results, grow Dahlia ‘Hapet Frambo’ in a sunny spot in fertile, well-drained soil. Deadhead it regularly, and feed with a potash-rich fertiliser to prolong flowering.

Not only is the Dahlia the national flower of Mexico, but it is also the official flower of the American cities Seattle and San Francisco.

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Comes back every year

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • May need winter cover

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Dahlia 'Hapet Frambo'

  • Flower colour

    Pink

  • Tuber size

    1

  • Established height

    70cm-1m

  • 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

    • Dahlia 'Hapet Frambo' is half hardy, which means that it should be kept frost free over winter and during spring.

    • For best results, start your dahlia tubers in temporary pots in a
      greenhouse in March or April to grow on to transplant outside later in the season—this will give them a head start.

    • Alternatively, you can plant the Dahlia 'Hapet Frambo' tubers directly outside in May.

    • Plant with the stump of last year's stem facing upwards. The tuber should be fully submerged but with the stump just below the soil surface.

    • Plant one tuber per 8-10" pot if growing on during spring. When
      planting outside, space the tubers around 30-50cm apart from each other. Compact varieties don’t need so much space.

    • Water-in thoroughly after planting and continue to water regularly once in full growth, but only when the soil appears to be nearly dry.

    Read all planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2024
    You can expect your order in March 2024

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2024
    You can expect your order in April 2024

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2024
    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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