Dahlia Almand’s Climax

£2.90£4.90

Giant Decorative Dahlia. White and lavender blends. 1.4m E. G

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1-2 £2.90
3-4 £2.75
5-9 £2.55
10+ £2.35
Price per plant with Quantity Discount
1-2 £4.90
3-4 £4.75
5-9 £4.55
10+ £4.35

Description

This originally appeared in our catalogue in the early 1970’s and is a variety I remember when growing up. The flowers, are a blend of lavender pink fading to white at the base which do seem to stand the weather reasonably well. It was raised in the USA and introduced in 1968. For the best size flowers remove the growing point when 4-5 pairs of leaves have developed and thin resulting side shoots down to allow only 3-4 shoots to develop. Once the terminal bud has developed and is about the size of a 10p piece 3 pairs of the side buds can be removed to further maximise flower size. If you are growing solely for garden display then all flowers can be allowed to develop but resulting flowers will be smaller. Dead head regularly.

Variety:Almand’s Climax
Classification:Giant Decorative Dahlia
Flower Colour:Blends of lavender to white
Suitable for:Exhibition Garden Display
Awards:
Height:1.4 m
Flower size:250 – 280 mm
Stopping:Early June at 3 pairs for September shows.
Disbudding:Remove the 3-4 pairs of buds below the terminal bud to get bigger flowers
Plant Spacing:For exhibition: 2 row bed. 60 x 60cm apart with 1.2m between beds.

Garden: 50-60cm between plants

Introduced:1968
Raiser: J. Almand, USA
Other:

Dahlia Mini Plants – Available from 25th March 2019 until the end of May 

These are strong rooted cuttings for those customers who have the facilities for potting up and growing on under glass, minimum 10°C (50ºF). We will make every effort to supply during the week requested but due to us taking cuttings to order, orders must be in the office at least FIVE WEEKS BEFORE required date for delivery. Orders for other than our special collections must be received before 20th April. Beyond this date any orders received will be accepted on a ‘Substitutes Acceptable’ basis.

Garden Ready Dahlias – Available for a 2 week period commencing 3rd June 2019 ONLY

For delivery to mainland UK only. These are grown in a 7cm “paper” pot and are “garden ready”. They can safely be planted straight out into the garden after a couple of days acclimatising, as long as all risk of frost is over. Due to the plants being grown to order please make sure orders for named varieties are with us by 20th April. Beyond this date any orders received will be accepted on a ‘Substitutes Acceptable’ basis.

Dahlia Mini Plants – Available from 25th March 2019 until the end of May 

Garden Ready Dahlias – Available for a 2 week period commencing 3rd June 2019 ONLY

Chrysanthemum Cuttings – Available from early February until 16th May

£6.95 per delivery for all orders for Dahlia Mini plants, Chrysanthemums and Garden Ready Dahlias which are sent FIRST CLASS POST to all UK destinations. This applies regardless of the number of plants ordered.

Special Delivery – this optional services costs an additional £5.00 per order. These parcels are sent via either Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pm or by a Courier for next day delivery. These parcels are tracked and need signing for so please make sure you provide a contact number so we are able to contact you to arrange/advise of delivery.

Please note we are unable to package Dahlia Tubers or Garden Ready Dahlias with either Dahlia Mini Plants or Chrysanthemums. If separate deliveries are required then additional carriage and packing will need to be applied to the order.

All orders can be collected from the nursery in which case no carriage fee will be charged.

If you choose to collect your Plants/Tubers from either Halls of Heddon, or The Nursery Ovington (please specify) we will contact you to advise the order is ready for collection. We will make every effort to supply during the week requested but please be aware that delays may occur, so wait for us to contact you