Dahlia 'Playa Blanca'
Dahlia 'Playa Blanca'

Dahlia 'Playa Blanca'

Dahlia 'Playa Blanca'

1 tuber — £4.45

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Orders placed before 1 March 2023
You can expect your order in March 2023

Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2023
You can expect your order in April 2023

Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
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Description

White and very spiky the dwarf semi-cactus Dahlia 'Playa Blanca' will shiny like a small star in your garden galaxy from mid to late-summer through till the first frosts show that winter is on its way. Although the spiky white flower with its yellow centre is smaller than that of regular dahlias, this rather cheeky flower won’t rule your galaxy alone! The plant of Dahlia 'Playa Blanca' is compact, bushy and clump-forming and will produce a large number of flowers. You can help ensure that the flowering goes on as long as possible by cutting off the dead heads of the flowers when they fade.

Key features

  • Perfect for pots

  • Comes back every year

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • May need winter cover

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Dahlia 'Playa Blanca'

  • Flower colour

    White

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Tuber size

    1

  • Established height

    50-70cm

  • Established spread

    30-50cm

  • Plant spacing

    9 tubers per m2

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Half hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Pots
    Large containers
    Borders
    Gravel gardens
    Coastal gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance 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

Other information

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2023
    You can expect your order in March 2023

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2023
    You can expect your order in April 2023

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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