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Dahlia, Decorative 'Firepot'
Item DD281

Dahlia 'Firepot' is an eye-catching beauty with salmon orange blooms that are more yellow in the center, like the glow of a warm campfire. The flame pattern on this one is just great! 'Firepot' is truly an eye-catching plant for borders and it’s amazing in bouquets. This distinctive dahlia is sure to become a favorite for the late summer garden. Decorative type with large 6" size blooms. The dahlia is one of the most pleasing of all summer flowers.

Dahlias are a tender perennial that are vigorous and fast growing. Bulbs must be lifted from the ground in zones 7 and lower. This is an outstanding addition to the flower border or container garden. Dahlias are an old-fashioned favorite and superb, long lasting cut flowers. Flowers bloom first year and add a lovely spot of color in the garden. Heat resistant. Your Dahlias will bloom from mid summer until frost. They are a welcome addition to the garden late in the season when other flowers are fading.
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Size: #1 Clump • Hardiness: Tender • Bulb Type: Tuberous Root • Height: 44"

Exposure: Full sun • Bloomtime: Mid Summer-Frost • Spacing: 20"

Foliage: Green • Flower: Salmon Orange & Yellow, 6" Decorative Blooms

When to Plant Outdoors: Plant in spring, after the ground warms to about 50º F.

Easy to grow
1. Dig a hole 3-4" deep.
2. Set the tuberous root firmly in place.
3. Cover the tuberous root with soil and water thoroughly.

Planting instructions: Plant Dahlias in well-drained soil in a sunny location. Supply ample moisture and fertilizer during the growing season. When the plant reaches 1-1/2' in height, trim entire plant to 1'. In about two weeks trim the plant again back to about 1-1/2'. This will encourage your Dahlia to produce an abundance of flowers. Remove all spent flowers.


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