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Dahlia Black Jack Bulbs (5-Pack)

Dahlia Black Jack Bulbs (5-Pack)

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Flowers bloom from the “dog days of summer” through the first light frosts of autumn, providing bursts of color when most other species have faded away . Arrange single stems in clear or white vases for a dramatic centerpiece . Perfectly formed blossoms are excellent for use in cut-flower arrangements . Prefer full sun to light shade . Bloom time: mid-summer to fall . Grows 36 in. to 48 in. tall . Plant 12 in. to 36 in. apart . Perennial in zones 9-11, store indoors in colder areas . Growing instructions: because Dahlias can range in height from a mere 7 in. to approximately 48 in., it is important to select their location in the garden carefully, low growing varieties look best close to the edge of a border with taller varieties progressing to the back, all dahlias should be planted after all danger of frost has passed, choose a sunny location that drains well, dig a hole about 12 in. deep and allow 12 in. to 36 in. of space between tubers depending on variety, amend the soil with peat moss or compost and place half of it back into the hole, lay the tubers out flat in the soil, replace the remaining amended soil, do not water until shoots appear, water deeply 2 to 3 times per week, for larger blooms, buds should be pinched back, on varieties where buds appear in clusters of 3, pinch off 2 of the buds leaving only the center bud to flower, pinching buds back will help to retain the size and shape of the plant

Be the first in your neighborhood to grow this amazing Dahlia. Dark burgundy almost black flowers grow amid dark green foliage. Use these medium-sized blooms to provide contrast when combined with pale pastel, creamy white and white Dahlias in arrangements and bouquets. Plant them in borders, beds and along pathways in similar groupings to provide a WOW factor and show-stopping curb appeal.

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