Dahlia Tuber: Gloriosa
This is a farmer's market favorite bloom. It is a great producer for the summer and each bloom has a differnt yellow and red pattern. It is a farmer favorite as a high producing bloom for the summer.
Flower type: informal decorative
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 80-100 days
Plant spacing: 18”
Pinch: when plants are 12” tall
Cut when blooms are ¾ of the way open, but not overly ripe. To do this, check the back of each flower head, looking for firm and lush petals versus papery or slightly dehydrated ones. Place into water with hydrator. Blooms will last 5-6 days.