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Showpiece Mixture Dahlia

A dahlia from seed that rivals plants started from rhizomes. Showpiece is appropriately named, having won numerous awards in the U.S., U.K., and Australia. The 4-foot plants with very sturdy stems carry 3 to 4 inch double blooms in bright shades of gold, crimson, purple, apricot, and numerous variations in the pink-red spectrum.

10 seeds




Dahlia variables


Germination: 15-21 days

Germination Temperature:Optimum soil temperatures 65--70ºF

Seed Planting Depth: Sow on the surface and lightly cover the seed

Starting Indoors: Start indoors 6-10 weeks before the last frost. Provide 65-70ºF soil temperatures. Transplant after the last frost date, 24-36” apart.

Sowing Outdoors:Direct sowing outdoors only in areas with a long growing season

Growth Habit:Upright

Height and Width: 36-48" by 24-36"

Spacing: 24-36" apart

Light Needs: Sun

Soil Needs: Average to fertile, well-drained

Approximate days to flower from seed:80-90 Days

Uses:  Flower Beds, containers, cut flowers

Care: Water seedlings regularly until established. Amend soil with compost before planting. During the heat of summer, they will need to be watered a few times a week. Apply a liquid fertilizer every 3-4 weeks or use a time-release fertilizer at planting time. Supply a support structure for Tall dahlias when they are blooming. Dig tubers in fall to store over winter for planting the following season.

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    Judy C.
    United States
    I recommend this product
    Great company

    Everything's coming up Rose's! Or, actually Dahlias. Very happy with my experience ordering from Pinetree.

    Gail W.
    United States

    great late summer flower, but only some came up --seeds bought from different sellers came up better