Dahlia 'Uncle Hankey' is an exotic beauty! It has glowing bright-pink, tipped white flowers. Stunning two-tone color and masses of flowers. It's a large, sturdy bush and a superb cut flower. This distinctive dahlia is sure to become a favorite for the late summer garden. This is a decorative type dahlia with very showy, medium 4" 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 have 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.
Exposure: Full sun • Bloomtime: Mid Summer-Frost • Spacing: 20"
Foliage: Green • Flower: Bright-Pink, Tipped White Flowers, 4" 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.