‘Akita’ is one exciting Dahlia that is sure to become a favorite in the late summer garden. These striking blossoms are a warm shade of red-orange with burgundy-pink highlights and tipped in bronze and yellow. They have magnificent dinnerplate sized 8-10″ blooms that begin in mid-summer and continue until frost.
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 the 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.