Dahlia 'Honka Rose'
Dahlia 'Honka Rose'
Dahlia 'Honka Rose'
Dahlia 'Honka Rose'
Dahlia 'Honka Rose'
Dahlia 'Honka Rose'
Dahlia 'Honka Rose'
Dahlia 'Honka Rose'
Dahlia 'Honka Rose'

Dahlia 'Honka Rose'

Dahlia 'Honka Rose'

1 tuber — £4.55

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Orders placed until 29 February 2024
You can expect your order in February/March 2024

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

Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2024
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Description

Brighten your borders and also attract pollinators with this bee-friendly beauty, Dahlia 'Honka Rose'. The open centre is a great source of nectar for pollinators—bees and hoverflies just love landing on this type of dahlia to refuel. Besides this nature friendly aspect, the blooms are a complete marvel to enjoy in the garden. Vibrant pink narrow petals with an intriguing curl radiate from the centre like windmills, providing an overall starry profusion from summer right through to the first frosts in autumn!

As with most dahlias, Dahlia 'Honka Rose' (syn Dahlia 'Honka Pink') is easy to grow and also makes a brilliant cut flower. The stems are a good length and the flowers last for ages in a vase. Be it in the garden or in an arrangement, try combining this one with Dahlia 'Honka Black' and flaunt your flurry of pink and black starry windmill flowers!

Gracy's gardening tip:
"Remember – it’s easy to save your dahlia tubers for replanting next year, and the year after, and the year after that."

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Comes back every year

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • May need winter cover

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Dahlia 'Honka Rose'

  • 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

    Yes

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Other information

  • Orders placed until 29 February 2024
    You can expect your order in February/March 2024

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