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Dahlia, Cactus ‘Red Pigmy’

Red Pigmy’ has stunning cactus type, red flowers. With their bright red color and pointed petals, these flowers look like fireworks! The Cactus Dahlia take their name from their unusual elongated and pointed, narrow petals. This dahlia quickly becomes a big and bold statement for the late summer garden. Great long-stemmed cut flower!

Dahlias are a tender perennial that are vigorous and fast growing. Bulbs must be lifted from the ground in zones 7 and lower. Outstanding addition to the flower border or container garden. An old fashioned favorite and superb cut flower. 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 and are long lasting cut flowers.

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Plant Details +

Bulb Type Tuberous Root
Size #1 Clump
Height 20"
Spacing 15"
Hardiness Tender
Exposure Full sun
Foliage Green
Flower Red Cactus
Bloomtime Mid Summer-Frost

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Planting/Care Instructions +

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.

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