Dahlia Tuber: Painted Black
Dahlia 'Painted Black'
This bright ball dahlia is a great producer and such a fun color. Ball dahlias are some of our favoirtes for an extended dahlia vase life.
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.