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Dahlia XXL Sunset | 5 Large Plug Plants

The XXL range of dahlias are unique in that they have large decorative flowering blooms that can often be up to a super-size 15cms across but although the flowers are large, the plants themselves are classed as dwarf bedding, making ideally suited to a smaller garden. 

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The XXL range of dahlias are unique in that they have large decorative flowering blooms that can often be up to a super-size 15cms across but although the flowers are large, the plants themselves are classed as dwarf bedding, making ideally suited to a smaller garden. They can be grown at the front of the border alongside other summer flowering plants or grown with other annuals in patio container displays.

Large glowing orange and yellow flowers that can grow up to 15cm across will shine brightly from borders and pots when you grow this gorgeous dahlia, XXL Sunset.  The strong stemmed blooms stand above the rich green foliage and are long lasting as a cut flower.     

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Brand:  Brookside Nursery
Supplied as:  5 Large Plug Plants
Habit:  Upright
Eventual Height:  30cm (12")
Eventual Spread:  30cm (12")
Position:  Full Sun
Primary Flower Colour:  Orange
Secondary Flower Colour:  Yellow
Suitable for Hanging Baskets?  No
Suitable for Patio Containers?  Yes
Scented?  No
Plant Type:  Annual

Free UK delivery on all orders over £40!

For all orders under £40 in value we make a one off P&P charge of £3.95 per order.

Smaller orders are dispatched via Royal Mail 24, larger orders via Parcelforce.

We are the only online plug plants supplier to offer a choice of a specific dispatch week for your order. When placing your order, use the drop down box above to select your required dispatch week. You can also alter dispatch weeks in the shopping basket.

All our plug plants are shipped in specially designed packaging to keep the root system in place and the foliage protected in transit.

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We can also deliver plants to most EU countries. Delivery charges are dependant on the delivery country and start from £19.99 per order.  For more information about international deliveries, please click here.

Size guide - Pack of 5 Large Plug Plants 

Pot Ready, Large, Healthy plants individually rooted in large plugs of compost. Ideal for planting into baskets, containers or small areas in the garden. Best results achieved if grown on for a short while in 9cm/10cm pots prior to planting out if planting straight into garden borders. Tender varieties will need protecting from frost. Compost volume around 4-5cm deep x 3-4cm square. Foliage height 5cm-12cm (depending on variety). Full growing instructions are provided.

General Growing Advice

Using a good quality multi-purpose compost, pot up your plugs into 10cm pots. Once your plug plants have been potted on and labelled, water them in well and grow on for around 5-6 weeks.  Water once the compost starts to dry out.

If preferred you can pot on the plugs into hanging baskets, flower bags or pots. Add a slow release plant food like Miracle-Gro Slow Release All Purpose Plant Food  to your compost which will give extra nutrients for strong and healthy plant growth.

Keep plants frost free until mid/late May and then harden off before being placed in their final positions when the risk of frost has passed in your area.

Water as necessary giving a liquid feed such as Neudorff Organic Plant Feed as instructed throughout the growing season.

***For packs of 20/40 plug plants gently remove the small plugs from the tray by pushing up from the bottom using a pencil.

Dahlia XXL Advice

Dahlia XXL produce many flowers but on shorter stems making them ideal for patio pots and planting at the front of garden borders.

When you receive your plug plants, give them a drink of tepid water if the compost appears to be dry and then pot them up.

Use a good quality multi-purpose compost and plant into a pot that is 13cm or larger. Water well and place in a frost-free spot.

Dahlias grow quickly and you may need to pot them on into a larger container before planting into their final flowering positions.  

Dahlias are sensitive to frost damage so do not be tempted to put them outside if there is a risk of frost in your area.

Use a multi-purpose feed fortnightly throughout the summer to encourage lots of flower growth. Deadheading regularly will ensure that the plants continue to bloom until the first frosts.

Dahlias prefer a sunny position but some partial shade in the afternoon in intense heat.

Brookside Nursery Top Tip – To counteract any possible mildew that may form on the leaves, remove some of the bottom leaves by mid-July. This helps to improve air circulation around the plant.

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